Man dies from injuries after Norfolk stabbing; suspect arrested

Posted at 11:53 PM, Aug 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-29 18:59:35-04

Matthew C. Bass

NORFOLK, Va. - A man has been arrested after a Tuesday night stabbing in the 200 block of W. Ocean View Avenue that left a 50-year-old man dead.

The call came in around 10:30 p.m. First responders arrived to find the man suffering from multiple stab wounds.

Police say the man was taken to DePaul hospital with life-threatening injuries but later died. On Thursday, the victim was identified as 50-year-old Darrell W. Long of Portsmouth.

As a result of the investigation, police have arrested a man in connection with this homicide. He has been identified as 43-year-old Matthew C. Bass.

Bass was charged with second-degree murder and is currently being held in the Norfolk City Jail without bond.

Anyone who has information about this stabbing is asked to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or submit a tip online here.

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