Grand jury says officer-involved shooting death of Pharrell’s cousin justified

A special grand jury found that Virginia Beach, VA police officer Solomon D. Simmons was justified in fatally shooting Pharrell Williams’ cousin Donovon Lynch in March 2021. The City of Virginia Beach held a two-hour news conference Nov. 30 as the city’s prosecutors stated that Simmons was justified in protecting himself and others in the […]

Autopsy reveals Pharrell Williams’ cousin’s death by police was a homicide

The death of Donovan Lynch has been ruled a homicide according to an autopsy report obtained by The New York Post. Lynch, the cousin of producer Pharrell Williams, was fatally shot by a Virginia Beach police officer in March 2021. A state grand jury investigation into 25-year-old Donovon Lynch’s death has now been launched, according […]