Woman’s death classified a homicide in VB

Photo by WAVY/Larry Carney

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – A suspicious death investigation is now a homicide investigation in Virginia Beach.

MPO Tonya Borman with the Virginia Beach Police Department said officers received a report of a dead woman at the Studios and Suites 4 Less Hotel located at 717 S. Military Hwy. Thursday just before 6 a.m.

Hampton Roads Homicides

The woman died of blunt force trauma, Borman said. Officers do have a suspect in custody who was known to the victim.

Officers are still working to notify the woman’s family, which is why they are withholding her identity as well as the suspect’s.

Stay with WAVY.com for more on this developing story.


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