On December 19, 2015, Norfolk police responded to the 1700 block of Berkley Avenue Extended shortly before 10:45 p.m. for an unresponsive person. When police and fire-rescue arrived to the scene, they discovered a man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim, 54-year-old Marvin Jones of Norfolk, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Norfolk detectives are now working this incident as an active homicide investigation. This is Norfolk’s 32nd homicide in 2015.
Family members have described Mr. Jones as a beloved member of his community and church, and no motive for Mr. Jones’ death has been released.
Police are encouraging anyone who may have any information about this incident to contact the Norfolk Crime Line at either:
CALL: 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887)
TEXT: Text "NORFOLK" and your tip information to 274637 (CRIMES)
WEB: Submit a web-tip at: www.norfolkcrimeline.com
No suspect or other information is available for release at this time.