Newport News Woman charged with son's murder

Newport News Woman charged with son's murder

Credit: Newport News Police Dept.

Sonja Adkinson

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by 13News

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Posted on November 19, 2012 at 6:52 AM

Updated Monday, Nov 19 at 1:37 PM

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NEWPORT NEWS - A woman is charged with killing her son in what police was a domestic-related shooting.

Police say 39-year-old Sonja Ltanya Adkinson shot 24-year-old Te’Sean Jerrell Wilkerson in their home on Lochview Drive around 8:15 p.m. Sunday.

He'd been shot the back, according to detectives, and died at the hospital.  

Adkinson is charged with one count each of murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

The cause of the shooting remains under investigation.

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