Man dies in stabbing at Norfolk convenience store, suspect charged with murder

Posted at 4:12 PM, Oct 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-18 12:31:08-04

NORFOLK, Va. - The Norfolk Police Department responded to a stabbing that left a man dead at the Shop N' Go convenience store on Church Street Thursday.

Edgar Oliver

According to police, the call came in at 1:40 p.m. for the stabbing. When police arrived, they found a man, identified as 64-year-old Arthur D. Sanders, Jr., suffering from a stab wound.

Sanders later died at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

A witness nearby said she saw a fight in the parking lot next door and a victim was stabbed in what looked to be the neck area. She said he then ran to the Shop N' Go while yelling.

Police said 61-year-old Edgar E. Oliver was charged with second-degree murder. He is being held in the Norfolk City Jail without bond.

If you or someone you know has information in this case that could help police, take action and call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. You can also submit a tip using the P3Tips app.

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