Man sentenced to 5 years in prison after killing wife's lover in Virginia Beach

Posted at 10:05 PM, Feb 19, 2020

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A local man convicted of killing his wife's lover in 2019 will spend five years behind bars.

On Tuesday, Dusan Naumovic was sentenced to 10 years with five years suspended, leaving five years to serve.

Naumovic appeared in front of a judge in the Virginia Beach Courthouse in October, where he pleaded guilty to the murder of 37-year-old Vinicius Freire Carneiro of Virginia Beach.

Court documents gave new information about what unfolded on the night of the shooting.

Dispatch received a call at 3:05 a.m. on March 2, 2019, for service in the 2400 block of Hunting Horn Way.

When police arrived, they found a man who was suffering gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim was later identified as Carneiro.

During the investigation, Naumovic was detained for further questioning and was later arrested.

Warrants were obtained for second-degree murder and use of a firearm in commission of a felony, but in October he pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter.

Carneiro was visiting a woman he knew at her home on Hunting Horn Way for a sexual encounter.

Records reveal Naumovic went to bed in another room and set the alarm to the home.

The wife turned off the alarm and let Carneiro into their home, but soon after, Naumovic came into the room they were in with a gun, they state.

Documents indicate Naumovic waited for his wife to get out of the bed.

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They state he first shot Carneiro in the leg. Carneiro begged for his life, saying, “Please, sir, don’t shoot - I have a daughter," according to the documents.

Naumovic fired 11 rounds while he stood two and a half feet from the victim, who was naked and wrapped in a comforter.

The wife called 911 and performed CPR, but it was too late.

Naumovic was arrested and declined to speak to us from jail when he entered the guilty plea last year.