NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police are investigating after a man was found dead inside a mobile home in Newport News Thursday night.
Detectives said they received information in reference to a body inside a home in the First block of Arch Street, just after 5 p.m. When officers arrived, they found 55-year-old Jose Luis Rodriguez stabbed to death inside his home.
WAVY News captured exclusive video of officers taking a suspect into custody at a neighbor’s home on Adelaide Street. One officer had a gun drawn and another used a protective shield as a precaution, police said.
The suspect, 41-year-old Antoine Lemonte Holland, was arrested and charged with first degree murder.
Detective said the homicide is drug related and that Rodriguez and Holland knew one another.