Norfolk Police investigate homicide after woman found dead inside Young Terrace community home

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Posted at 5:36 PM, Mar 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-15 14:07:52-04

NORFOLK, Va. - A woman was found dead inside of a home Monday afternoon.

Around 4:25 p.m., police received a call and responded to the 500 block of E. Olney Road in the Young Terrace community.

When police arrived they found a woman suffering from life-threatening injuries. 26-year-old Jwanta Scarbor was pronounced dead at the scene.

Norfolk Police are currently investigating this homicide.

According to Norfolk officials, between November 1, 2021 – December 31, 2021, the Young Terrace community experienced six shooting incidents that resulted in 13 gunshot victims. Ten were non-fatal and three were fatal. From year to date, Young Terrace has experienced one fatal shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.