Norfolk man sentenced to 61 years for killing homeless man

Posted at 8:10 PM, Feb 20, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-20 20:10:37-05

A Norfolk man has been found guilty of first-degree murder and sentenced to 61 years in prison for killing a homeless man.

Prosecutors say 21-year-old Steven Lamonte Reid shot and killed 51-year-old Illinois Johnson.

It happened back in December of 2012 on the steps of First Baptist Church on Bute Street in Downtown Norfolk.


Update: Man found dead near Norfolk church now identified