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Posted on: January 8, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Man Arrested for Death of 84-year-old

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Shortly after 2 p.m. on 12/30/2014, police responded to the 1600 block of Oakfield for an unresponsive man.

The man, 84-year-old James Johnson of the 1600 block of Oakfield was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with life threatening injuries.

Norfolk Police Detectives preliminary investigation revealed that Mr. Johnson sustained those injuries as a result of being assaulted.

On 1/2/2015, Mr. Johnson died at the hospital as a result of his injuries.

The Norfolk Police Homicide Unit arrested 37-year-old Tauris Sills of Chesapeake, and charged him with 2nd Degree Murder in relation to the death of Mr. Johnson.

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