PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Portsmouth Police are investigating a homicide that took place near the 2800 block of Turnpike Road.
Official responded to a reported stabbing incident and found 71-year-old Carol Ann Jackson with a fatal stab wound.
Authorities have taken a suspect, 24-year-old James Alexander Chapman
Chapman was charged with Degree Murder and Shoot, Cut or Stab in Commission of a Felony.
The investigation is ongoing and there is no further information at this time.
This crime came hours after Portsmouth Police Chief Renado Prince held a community forum. The Chief's Forum allowed community members to voice concerns about crime in their neighborhoods and find out what's being done to curb gun violence, especially among teens.