3 charged with murder in Newport News

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Posted on October 28, 2013 at 11:03 AM

Updated Monday, Oct 28 at 12:44 PM

10/28 UPDATE:  Three people from Newport News have been charged with Swilling's murder: 29-year-old Jonas Lawrence Rodgers; 28-year-old Tansy Shavone Sulton and 30-year-old Carlos Emanuel Manson, Jr.   Each is charged with murder, burglary, conspiracy to commit robbery, and three counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

NEWPORT NEWS-- A man was found dead after a shooting around 3:30 Sunday morning.

According to a press release, police responded to the 1100 block of 31st Street in regards to a report of gunshots heard in the area.

When officers arrived a woman flagged them down and advised of a home where a shooting took place.

A man was discovered lying on the floor near the front door of the home. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim has identified as 23-year-old Terry E. Swilling of Newport News.

Details regarding a potential motive or suspects have not been released.

Police are requesting that anyone with information should call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

 

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