Woman dies following stabbing on Mangrove Avenue, suspect arrested.

Armani Alexander (Photo courtesy/Norfolk Police Dept.)

A Norfolk woman has been arrested in connection to a fatal stabbing.

It happened around 3:00 on Tuesday, May 19, 2020.

The Norfolk Police Dept. said they responded to a call for a stabbing victim in the 3500 block of Mangrove Ave. When they arrived, they found a woman suffering from a stab wound. The woman was transported to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Detectives have identified the victim as Tamia D. Benton, 19.

As a result of the investigation, detectives charged Armani N. Alexander, 20, with second-degree murder.

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

Always be informed. Get the latest news and information delivered to your inbox

Print Friendly, PDF & Email