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Man convicted of first-degree murder in Norfolk sentenced to 33 years

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Posted at 11:35 PM, Aug 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-20 13:36:25-05

Update: Javontay Jones was sentenced Friday, November 20th to 53 years in prison with 20 years suspended. 


Norfolk, Va. – There’s been a conviction in a murder case featured in our Taking Action Against Crime report.

Prosecutors tell us 22-year-old Javontay Jones was convicted of first-degree murder in a bench trial this morning.

Jones was charged in the November 2011 shooting death of Darelle Williams.

That happened on A Avenue.

NewsChannel 3 told you about this right after it happened and featured it in our Taking Action Against Crime report.

A sentencing hearing is scheduled for November.