Victim identified in Portsmouth fatal stabbing

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Police have identified the victim in a deadly stabbing that happened early Saturday morning.

Police were called to the 1500 block of Maple Avenue at 12:02 a.m. Saturday.  They say the dispatch call was for a man who was injured and bleeding.

When police arrived, they found an adult man suffering from a stab wound to the upper torso. Medics took the man to the hospital where he later died.

The victim has been identified as 40-year-old Darnell D. Phillips.

On Monday, police did a R.E.S.E.T. Walk in response to the stabbing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

Stay with for updates to this developing story.