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Police say man arrested after woman found dead near Turnpike Road in Portsmouth

Portsmouth police said a woman was found with a deadly injury Wednesday night near the 2800 block of Turnpike Road. A man was taken into custody.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Police said they are seeking answers after a woman was killed in Portsmouth Wednesday night.

The Portsmouth Police Department said it responded to a homicide incident near the 2800 block of Turnpike Road just before 10:30 p.m.  

When officers arrived at the scene they found a woman with a deadly injury.

Police said a man was arrested following the incident. Officials have not released any other information at this time.

The homicide is currently under ongoing investigation. 


Author's Note: The video below is on file from Oct. 1, 2021.