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Fatal Hit and Run Arrest

07-26-19

Tavirus Walters (DOB 04/06/1998) was arrested today for 3rd degree murder and leaving the scene of a crash involving death.

He was the driver of a stolen white Infiniti sedan that hit and killed 26-year-old Phelexis Robinson on July 15, on MLK Street South near 34th Avenue South. He then abandoned the car a few blocks away. 

He is charged with third degree murder and leaving the scene of a crash involving death, carrying a concealed firearm, and other warrants for his arrest.

At 3 p.m., Lt. Patrice Hubbard, head of the Traffic Section, will be available for media interviews at the new SPPD Headquarters building located at 1301 1st Ave N. 

Please park along 1st Avenue N or Arlington in the free 2-hour limit spaces, for easy access to the front lobby (on the corner of 1st Ave N and 13th St).

(Report 2019- 030730)