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Court documents reveal Navy sailor killed man with dumbbell in Virginia Beach

Court paperwork says Jason Jablonski, 41, got into a fight with 45-year-old Herbert Bryant while "on a crack bender."

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A U.S. Navy sailor is in jail, accused of killing a man using a dumbbell while the sailor was on drugs.

Emergency dispatchers received a call about an incident at the Eastwyck Village Apartments on Edenham Court in Virginia Beach shortly after 7:30 a.m. on March 11.

Police say officers found 45-year-old Herbert Bryant dead. 

Upon investigating, police charged 41-year-old Jason Jablonski with second-degree murder and 35-year-old Heather Totty with accessory to murder after the fact.

Court documents reveal Jablonski got into a fight with Bryant while "on a crack bender." It's unclear how the fight started.

Documents say Jablonski beat him with a dumbbell and then pushed it down on Bryant's neck until he stopped moving. 

They say he dragged the body outside and went to a hotel.

Police said Totty was present when Jablonski killed Bryant. The documents say Totty helped to drag Bryant's body outside and attempted to clean up the scene. They go on to say she collected all of Bryant's stuff in a bag, which officers later found in a dumpster.

Navy officials confirmed Jablonski is stationed at Naval Station Norfolk. Court documents say he worked with the U.S. Navy for 12 years.

Jablonski and Totty will appear in court for a bond hearing on Thursday morning.

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