Woman found dead in Norfolk home on Saturday, husband charged with murder

Posted at 10:09 AM, Jan 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-30 15:56:00-05

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk detectives were investigating an undetermined death that happened Saturday morning.bayview

On Monday police said the case was considered a homicide.

Shortly after 6 a.m. Saturday, first responders received a call for them to check on the welfare of a woman living in the 1600 block of East Bayview Boulevard.

When they arrived, they found a 36-year-old woman dead inside of her home. The woman has been identified as Sophan Torn.

Police said the official cause of Torn’s death is being determined by the medical examiner.

When police reclassified Torn’s death as a homicide they arrested her husband, 40-year-old David Tackett.

Tackett was arrested in Henrico County on Saturday without incident. He is being held in Henrico County charged with second degree murder.