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Suspect in custody after man found dead inside Virginia Beach home; police investigating as homicide

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Posted at 10:22 PM, Feb 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-11 19:47:54-05

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - A suspect has been arrested after a man was found dead inside a home in the 600 block of Redkirk Lane Wednesday night.

Around 7:49 p.m., dispatchers received a call about a suspicious death in the area. When officers arrived on scene, they found the man dead inside the home.

Thursday night, police identified the victim as 58-year-old Daoud Bilal of Virginia Beach.

During the preliminary investigation​, detectives said they found evidence that led them to identifying a potential suspect. Detectives obtained and served a search warrant in Norfolk, which led to more evidence being recovered and the suspect being taken into custody Thursday night.

Authorities announced 45-year-old Matthew Gene Hoaglund of Norfolk was arrested and charged with second-degree murder. He is being held in the Virginia Beach City Jail.

This case is still under active investigation.

Anyone who has any information about this crime is asked to call Virginia Beach Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). You can also submit a tip via P3tips.com or by downloading the P3 Tips app.

Stay with News 3 for updates.