NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Detectives have charged two people in
connection with the Friday morning death of a child.
Around 8:10 a.m., Norfolk Fire-Rescue along with Norfolk
Police responded to the 100 block of Balview Avenue for an 11-year-old that was
unresponsive. When first responders arrived, they came in contact with the child
who sustained serious injuries; she was pronounced deceased on-scene.
As a result of the investigation, Police have charged the child’s
mother, 33-year-old Latonya M. Smith and her boyfriend, 43-year-old Demont J. Harris,
with 2nd Degree Murder.
Smith and Harris are currently being held in the City of Norfolk Jail without
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to
call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip through the P3 Tips mobile
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