Teen, woman found dead inside a Newport News home

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – A 16-year-old and a woman were found dead inside a home in Newport News Saturday night.

Police confirmed they made the discovery shortly after 5:40 p.m. at a residence in the 5900 block of Wickham Avenue.

16-year-old Demonte Chambers, who lived at the home, was found dead along with a 20-year-old female acquaintance who was visiting. Police identified the woman as Nickeia Hunter of the 100 block of Friendly Drive in Hampton.

Detectives are currently investigating this case as a death investigation and are asking anyone with information to contact Newport News Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

Crime Line callers can remain anonymous and could receive a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest.

Tips to police can also be sent by text message to nocrime@nnva.gov.


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