Man indicted for murder, abduction in deadly Virginia Beach stabbing

Wesley Lee Brooks (Photo: Virginia Beach Police Department)

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A Virginia Beach man was indicted Monday on charges of second-degree murder and abduction in connection to a woman’s death.

May Joyce Washington-Brown (Photo courtesy Stan Alvin)
May Joyce Washington-Brown (Photo courtesy Stan Alvin)

Police said May Joyce Washington-Brown, 61, was fatally stabbed during an altercation in the 500 block of Jonathan Court in June.  58-year-old Wesley Lee Brooks was arrested and charged days later.

Stan Alvin, a close friend of Brown, told 10 On Your Side that the victim and suspect lived together and dated for about a year.

Brooks’ trial is set for November 27.

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