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17-year-old found dead in vacant Hampton lot from stabbing, police investigating

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Posted at 11:50 AM, Aug 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-24 17:46:15-04

HAMPTON, Va. - Hampton Police are investigating a homicide after a man was found dead in a vacant lot Monday morning.

Officials received a call at 10:13 a.m. regarding a dead body in the 1200 block of Old Buckroe Road.

When officers arrived on the scene they found a 17-year-old on a vacant plot of land who appeared to be stabbed. He was pronounced deceased on the scene, police say.

The motive and circumstances surrounding this incident remain under investigation, and police say there is currently no suspect.

Police ask if you or anyone you know has information that will assist police, to contact the Hampton Police Division at 757–727–6111 or the Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP.

If a Crime Line tip results in an arrest, the caller may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000.

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