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Man stabbed to death in Newport News boarding home

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Posted at 9:45 AM, Apr 26, 2015
and last updated 2015-04-26 09:45:38-04

Newport News, Va. – A man was found dead after a stabbing in a Newport News boarding home early Sunday morning.

Officials responded to a report with an individual screaming in the background. Upon arrival, polices found 47-year-old Lemuel Theodore Mitchell at the entry way of the boarding home where he was residing.

Mitchell heard a knock at the front door, went downstairs, and opened the door for a man. It was during this altercation that Mitchell was then stabbed.

He was pronounced dead on scene.

Police have arrested 23-year-old Kadeem Andre-Valdez Hutchins in connection to the stabbing. He has been charged with murder, use of a knife in the commission of a felony and attempted robbery.