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Posted on: January 30, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Detectives reclassify Bayview undetermined death as a homicide


NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Detectives have reclassified the undetermined death investigation from Saturday morning on Bayview Boulevard as a homicide.

Shortly after 6 a.m., dispatchers received a call for first responders to check on the welfare of a 36-year-old woman living in the 1600 block of East Bayview Boulevard.  When they arrived, they found Sophan Torn inside her home deceased. 

Detectives initially classified her death as undetermined; however, they reclassified the investigation as a homicide and arrested her husband, David M. Tackett, 40, in Henrico County Saturday afternoon without incident.

Tackett is currently being held in Henrico County with no bond on a second degree murder charge.

Booking photo courtesy: Henrico County Sheriff’s Office.

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