Petersburg Woman Found Shot, Killed - ABC 8NEWS - WRIC | Richmond, Virginia News & Weather

Arrest Made In Petersburg Woman's Murder

Deiona Langston Deiona Langston
John Lamont Allen John Lamont Allen

Petersburg Police have made an arrest in the early Friday morning shooting death of a city woman.

Deiona Langston, 24, was discovered by police as the responded to a disturbance call in the 2200 block of Hill Street Friday morning. Langston was found dead of a gunshot wound.

Friday afternoon, Petersburg Police announced the arrest of 40-year-old John Lamont Allen in connection with Langston's murder. Allen lived in the home where the victim was discovered, but police have not detailed the relationship between the two.

Allen is charged with first degree murder and firearms charges.

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