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Victim ID’d, 2 Suspects Wanted in Dumfries Murder

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Christopher Tolliver (left) and Douglas Tolliver (right). Credit: Prince William County Police Department

Christopher Tolliver (left) and Douglas Tolliver (right). Credit: Prince William County Police Department

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DUMFRIES, Va. (CBSDC/AP)— Two brothers are wanted for murder following the early Thursday morning shooting of a Dumfries woman at her front door.

The victim has been identified as 35-year-old Tasheka Lashon Leavell. She sustained multiple gunshot wounds to her upper body was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police say 29-year-old Douglas Jason Tolliver and 27-year-old Christopher Jonathon Tolliver, both of Dumfries, are suspects in the slaying and are considered armed and dangerous. Both knew Leavell and there is believed to be a third man involved in the murder, but police have not yet identified him.

It was around 3:30 a.m. Thursday morning when a caller told police that gunshots had been fired in the 17600 block of Washington Street. A man who lives at Leavell’s address told police that she answered a knock at the door and had an argument with the visitor before the shots were fired.

Anyone with information relating to the case is asked to call Crime Solvers at 703-670-3700 or 1-866-411-TIPS.

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