Man arrested as part of investigation into William & Mary football player’s murder

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk Police Department has arrested a second man as part of the investigation into the homicide of William & Mary running back Nate Evans.

On March 22, police charged 22-year-old Jerry Collins Spady of Portsmouth with carrying a concealed weapon.

Authorities say Spady’s arrest was not made in connection with Evans’ murder. Detectives have not said how the charges are related to the incident.

On March 26, 20-year-old Kri’Shawn D. Beamon was arrested and charged with second-degree murder, robbery and two counts of using a firearm in the commission of a felony in connection with Evans’ death.

Evans was killed on March 22 just before midnight on W. 43rd Street near Colley Avenue. The 19-year-old William & Mary sophomore dreamed of one day playing in the NFL.

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Spady is currently being held in the Norfolk City Jail without bond.

This story will continue to be updated as more information becomes available.

Anyone who has information about this incident is asked to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Tips may also be submitted through the P3Tips mobile app.

Stay with News 3 for updates. 

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