NORFOLK -- Police say a suspect is in custody in connection with a homicide that took place in the 7900 block of Shore Drive.

Rashanda Walker now faces murder charges after surrending to police.

On Saturday night, people gathered to remember the victim 25-year-old Alfonso Creekmore

Early that morning, someone found his body behind M-Star Hotel on Shore Drive near East Little Creek Road.

'I got a call about 3:30, 4 o'clock from a young lady saying she tried to save him, but she couldn't,' Creekmore's mother, Eugenia Creekmore, told 13News Now. 'When I found him, he had his hand across his stomach, his right arm out in the alley, out in the driveway.'

Police classified his death as a homicide, but they have not released the cause of death.

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