Man wanted on murder, child abuse charges in Portsmouth turns himself in

Crime

Keilynd R. Rice

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A 28-year-old man wanted on murder and felony child abuse charges in Portsmouth turned himself in to police.

Police haven’t shared details in the case, but said Keilynd R. Rice is charged with second-degree murder, felony abuse and neglect of a child in connection to an incident at the 4600 block of Columbia Street that was reported on Feb. 26, 2020.

Detectives announced they were searching for Rice on March 3, and said he turned himself in on Sunday night at the Portsmouth Sheriff’s Office. He’s being held at the Portsmouth City Jail.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or submit a tip online.

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