Crime Line

Newport News Crime Line – Week of December 3rd, 2018


I’m MPO Brandon Maynard .  The Newport News Police Department needs your help to solve a past homicide.

On November 12th, 2018 at 8:14 PM, Newport News Police were dispatched to the 7-Eleven located in the 400 block of Oyster Point Road in reference to a stabbing. Upon arrival, officers located the victim identified as 46 year-old Vincent Attorelli of the last known address of the 400 block of Bluebird Lane. Medics also responded to the scene and pronounced Mr. Attorelli deceased at 8:21 PM.

The suspect was wearing all dark clothing, white shoes, and had a dark colored backpack. After the stabbing, the suspect fled from the scene and the victim walked towards the front door where he collapsed. The investigation remains ongoing.

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