Donovon Lynch family’s federal lawsuit to move forward against City of Virginia Beach & Officer Solomon Simmons

A federal judge found that the Lynch family has enough evidence to complain that Virginia Beach failed to train its police officers to an appropriate standard. ( 13NewsNow.com ) Continue reading Donovon Lynch family’s federal lawsuit to move forward against City of Virginia Beach & Officer Solomon Simmons

Donovon Lynch Family to hold press conference today at 1pm in Town Center

The press conference will be held at the HIVE at 140 Independence Boulevard on December 1 at 1 p.m. Donovon’s Father response to Local News yesterday on the results of the state investigation in the police shooting/murder of his son, see below. “While disappointed with the conclusions drawn by the Commonwealth’s Attorney and the state’s investigation, we were not surprised,” said Wayne Lynch, Donovon’s father. … Continue reading Donovon Lynch Family to hold press conference today at 1pm in Town Center

Pharrell Slams ‘Toxic Energy’ of Hometown as Something in the Water’s Future Remains Uncertain

Rollingston.com Reps said info on the fest’s future was “coming soon,” as musician expressed frustration with the handling of the police killing of his cousin earlier this year Pharrell Williams slammed the leadership of his hometown of Virginia Beach and its “toxic energy” in an open letter regarding the future of his Something in the Water Festival. The letter, issued Tuesday, October 5th, was addressed to Virginia … Continue reading Pharrell Slams ‘Toxic Energy’ of Hometown as Something in the Water’s Future Remains Uncertain

Police shooting of Pharrell Williams’ cousin ruled homicide in autopsy report

NYPost.com Pharrell Williams’ cousin — who was shot and killed by a Virginia Beach police officer earlier this year — died by homicide, according to an autopsy report exclusively obtained by The Post. A state grand jury investigation into 25-year-old Donovon Lynch’s death has now been launched, according to a source and documents. The grand jury is scheduled to meet in September. While the autopsy found that … Continue reading Police shooting of Pharrell Williams’ cousin ruled homicide in autopsy report