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Posted on: January 25, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Suspect arrested in connection with homicide on 20th Bay Street

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Norfolk Police have arrested a man following a stabbing over the weekend that left another man dead. 

On January 24, 2021, shortly before 10:00 a.m. police were dispatched to the 9600 block of 20th Bay Street for the report of a stabbing victim. When officers arrived, they located a 70-year-old man who was suffering from a life-threatening stab wound. The man was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where he later died as a result of his injuries. 

Detectives have charged, Melvin A. Eggleston, 62, of Norfolk, with second degree murder. Eggleston is currently being held in the Norfolk City Jail with no bond. 

The victim’s identity will be released after his next-of-kin has been notified.

The motive and circumstances surrounding this incident have not been released.

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