NORFOLK, Va. – Detectives with the Norfolk Police Department are investigating a man’s death as a homicide after his body was found inside an apartment Thursday afternoon.
According to police, around 12:30 p.m., crews from the police department and Norfolk Fire-Rescue responded to the 1000 block of Little Bay Avenue to check on the well-being of a man.
When first responders arrived, they found a man unresponsive inside of the apartment. Medics pronounced the man dead at the scene.
On Friday, police identified the victim as 50-year-old Michael D. Mizzell.
Detectives have not released the circumstances surrounding this incident, but the man's death was ruled a homicide by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. If you or someone you know has information in this case, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).