CRIME OF THE WEEK
Jerry Vadal Colyer Unsolved Homicide
CONTRIBUTED BY: Det. Elwood L. Baldwin Jr.
September 25, 2023
On Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, at about 10:57 p.m., Chesterfield police responded to a shooting at the Econo Lodge at 2310 Indian Hill Road. Upon arrival, officers found the clerk, Jerry Vadal Colyer, deceased from an apparent gunshot wound. The suspect entered the lobby of the hotel, displayed a handgun, and demanded money. Jerry complied with the suspect's demands but was shot and killed anyway. The suspect is described as a black male wearing a red, long-sleeved hooded sweatshirt, a red brimmed hat, jeans, dark-colored shoes, and a dark-colored belt. He fled the area on foot toward Woods Edge Road.