FBI Richmond
Public Affairs Specialist Dennette Rybiski
(804) 261-1044
January 8, 2018

South Piedmont Violent Gang Task Force is Seeking Information Relative to the Murder of Mr. Tahir Mahmud


The FBI is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the subject(s) involved in this crime.


On September 12, 2017, a homicide and armed robbery occurred at the Joy Food Store located at 507 Riverside Drive in Danville, Virginia.  The victim, Mr. Tahir Mahmud, was found deceased by a store patron.  Additionally, the cash register drawers to the business were open.

Please contact Investigators from the FBI Richmond South Piedmont Violent Gang Task Force at 804/261-1044 with information that may lead to the identification of those responsible for this crime. You may also contact your local FBI office or the nearest American Embassy or Consulate.

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