Arrest made in death of man outside Virginia Beach nightclub

Posted at 12:36 PM, Aug 27, 2012
and last updated 2012-08-27 12:38:45-04

A Suffolk man has been arrested in the death of a man in Virginia Beach.

Suffolk police arrested 23-year-old Lennell Skeeter. He is charged with voluntary manslaughter in the death of Samuel Dawkins.

Police say it happened just before 1 a.m. on Saturday, outside of a Virginia Beach nightclub. 

NewsChannel 3 is told the suspect struck the victim in the head with an object. 

Stay with NewsChannel 3 for updates as they are released.