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Posted on: December 27, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Police identify victim of fatal stabbing on Armfield Avenue

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Detectives have identified the man fatally stabbed in the 7700 block of Armfield Avenue, as 71-year-old Reginald F. Mitchell of Norfolk.

On December 19, 2019, around 5:00 p.m., dispatchers received a call for a stabbing victim in the 7700 block of Armfield Avenue. When first responders arrived, they found Mitchell suffering from stab wounds. Mitchell was pronounced deceased on-scene.  

As a result of the investigation, detectives have charged William P. Felton II, 74, with second-degree murder. Felton, of the 7700 block of Armfield Avenue, is being held in the Norfolk City Jail without bond. 

Detectives have not released the motive or circumstances surrounding this stabbing.

Detectives ask anyone with information to contact the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip through the P3Tips mobile app.

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