No bond for suspect in Gallery Avenue homicide

Michael Frederick Hines (Photo courtesy: Virginia Beach Police Department)

UPDATE:

On July 6, a Virginia Beach grand jury returned true bills of second-degree murder and use of a firearm in commission of a felony for Michael Fredrick Hines. The charges are related to the shooting death of Crystal Stevenson on April 5, 2015.

Hines remains in custody on a no-bond status, awaiting a motions hearing scheduled for August 11.


VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A Virginia Beach judge denied bond for Michael Frederick Hines on Wednesday. The 22-year-old Suffolk man turned himself in to police on Tuesday.

Hines is accused of murdering a 20-year-old woman at a house party in Virginia Beach over Easter weekend.

Police charged him with second-degree murder and use of a firearm in commission of a felony.

Police say Hines shot and killed Crystal Stevenson as she was leaving a house in the 1600 block of Gallery Avenue April 5.

Hines is being held without bond at the Virginia Beach Correctional Center. He has a preliminary hearing set for May 29.

Michael Hines in court, April 15, 2015. (WAVY/Aaron Kurtz)
Michael Hines in court, April 15, 2015. (WAVY/Aaron Kurtz)

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