FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 23, 2023
New Criminal Charges Obtained in Cherry Ave Homicide Investigation
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The continuing investigation into the March 4, 2023 homicide of Justice Kilel at the Sunshine Mini Mart located in the City of Charlottesville has brought forth new charges obtained by Charlottesville police detectives.
As a result, 20-year-old Nasir Floyd Mcghee of Albemarle County has been charged with Second Degree Murder. He is the second person charged with homicide in relation to this case; a 17-year-old male juvenile was also charged with 2nd Degree Murder.
Prior to this charge, Mchgee was arrested and charged with Malicious Wounding in relation to the case. He has remained in continuous custody. This additional warrant was obtained and served after close consultation with the Charlottesville Commonwealth Attorney’s Office.
“The men and woman of the Charlottesville Police Department will continue to work tirelessly to bring those involved in violent crime to justice. Those who decide to assist in committing these crimes should know that we will work tirelessly to ensure they are charged to the fullest extent of the law.”
Michael Kochis, Chief of Police, Charlottesville Police Department
Public Safety Information Officer
City of Charlottesville