Crime Line

Newport News Crime Line – Week of August 13th, 2018

(Re-post of  week of July 2nd Crime Line)

I’m Newport News Police Recruit Justin Taylor.  The Newport News Police Department needs your help to solve a recent homicide.

On June 28th. 2018 at 5:25 PM, Newport News Police and Medics were dispatched to the 100 block of Tricia Lane in reference to a code blue. As officers arrived, medics, on scene pronounced the victim, 24 year-old Eimaja Jada Harris, of the 100 block of Tricia Lane deceased at 5:29 PM. The preliminary investigation revealed the victim had been shot. There is currently no suspect information in this ongoing murder investigation.

If you know anything about the death of Eimaja Jada Harris, or the individual or individuals involved, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Remember, Crime Line callers may remain totally anonymous, are never required to testify in court, and could be eligible for a cash reward up to $1000 with information leading to an arrest. You can also submit a tip through For the Newport News Crime Line I'm Recruit Taylor.

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