PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A man pleaded guilty to murdering another man in Portsmouth last June.
Michael Coker was arrested in connection to the death of 65-year-old Idoius Copeland.
On Sunday, June 12, officers were called to the 3600 block of County Street. They found Copeland suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. He was pronounced dead on scene.
Police said Copeland and Coker had gotten into a verbal argument earlier in the day.
Coker was sentenced to 40 years in prison with 10 years suspended.