James Swain Jr.

James Swain Jr.On Saturday, September 26, 2015, just after midnight, Chesapeake Police Officers were dispatched to the Peaceful Village public housing community located in the South Norfolk section of the City.

Upon arrival, Police found a man lying in the grass behind the apartments at the 3100 block of Welcome Road. James P. Swain Jr., 25, of Chesapeake, was pronounced deceased at the scene. He had been shot multiple times.

The case remains unsolved. There is a reward of up to $1000 if your information leads to an arrest. You can remain anonymous. For a complete list of unsolved homicides in Chesapeake, visit Cold Case Homicide Investigations.

Additional Information

What you can do if you have any information:

If you have any information regarding an unsolved case, your tip can be forwarded to the Crimes Against Persons Squad. You can remain anonymous.

  1. By Telephone via Chesapeake Crime Line at 1-888-562-5887
  2. Visit the Chesapeake Crime Line or with the mobile app "P3TIPS"
  3. Email Cold Case Section
  4. Using the Cold Case Homicide Tip Sheet