On Saturday January 24, 1970 the body of Ronald Eugene Keith was found in a field in the 3000 block of South Lynnhaven Road, across the street from Plaza Middle School. Several apartment buildings and businesses now occupy this field. Keith had been a missing person between October and January. The Medical Examiner determined the cause of death to be a gunshot wound. He had last been seen by his family on October 16, 1969 at approximately 11:00 pm. Mr. Keith was known to visit the following Tidewater cities, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Chesapeake.
Ronald Keith was a black male who stood 5’ 8’’ tall weighing 140 pounds. He had brown eyes, black hair, and a medium complexion.