Norfolk detectives investigating homicide after man found dead in home

Posted at 8:36 PM, Jul 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-21 10:54:26-04

NORFOLK, Va. – Detectives with the Norfolk Police Department are investigating  after a man was found dead inside a home in the 300 block of E. Olney Road Friday evening.

Around 7:10 p.m., dispatchers received a call for an unresponsive person. When first responders arrived at the scene, they found a man, identified as 35-year-old Edward L. Owens, lying on the ground; he was not breathing.

Medics pronounced Owens dead on scene. Authorities are investigating his death as a homicide.

His body will be taken to the office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine the exact cause of death.

This story will continue to be updated as more information becomes available.

Anyone who has information about this incident is asked to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or submit a tip through the P3Tips mobile app.

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