Death of missing Portsmouth man found in Chesapeake ditch now labeled a homicide

Posted at 4:25 PM, Jan 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-05 16:05:40-05

Chesapeake, Va. – Police are now re-classifying the death of a Portsmouth man as a homicide.

Police found 27-year-old Al-Tariq Tynes lying in a ditch at the intersection of Grand Isle Drive and Rotunda Avenue around 1 p.m. on January 4.

Tynes’ family reported him missing from Portsmouth on December 11.

The case is still under investigation and the cause of death will not be released at this time.

If you have any information on this incident, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.