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Posted on: June 19, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Man arrested in Sunday night homicide

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NORFOLK, Va. – (NPD) Norfolk police have identified the woman shot and killed last night inside her residence as 49-year-old Samantha F. Ganther.

Shortly after 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, police and paramedics responded to the 2700 block of Kimball Terrace for a possible gunshot victim.  

Sunday evening shooting leaves one woman dead

When police arrived they discovered Ganther inside her home suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Paramedics pronounced her dead at the scene.

Police immediately took Ronald M. Best, 41, into custody without incident. Best, of the 1000 block of Greenwood Street in Norfolk, is charged with second degree murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and shooting into an occupied dwelling. He is currently being held in the Norfolk City Jail without bond.

Detectives encourage anyone with information about this homicide to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1(888) LOCK-U-UP.

No additional information is available for release at this time as the investigation continues.

Stay with Norfolk Police News  for updates to this and other breaking news stories. 



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