MURDER USA: Norfolk Police say the husband did it; charged David Tackett with second-degree murder

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MURDER USA: Norfolk Police say the husband did it; charged David Tackett with second-degree murder of nurse

David M. Tackett, 40, charged with homicide of Sophan Torn by Norfolk Police. photo from Henrico County Va. Sheriff 013117

Sophan Torn found murdered in Norfolk Va. on Jan. 28, 2017

NORFOLK, VA.  – Norfolk Police reports that Detectives have reclassified the undetermined death investigation from Jan. 28, 2017, on Bayview Boulevard in Norfolk as a homicide and charged her husband.

Shortly after 6 a.m., dispatchers received a call for first responders to check on the welfare of a 36-year-old woman living in the 1600 block of East Bayview Boulevard.  When they arrived, they found Sophan Torn inside her home deceased.

Detectives initially classified her death as undetermined; however, they reclassified the investigation as a homicide and arrested her husband, David M. Tackett, 40, in Henrico County on Jan. 28, 2017, without incident.

Tackett is currently being held in Henrico County with no bond on a second-degree murder charge.

Shortly after 6 a.m. Saturday morning, first responders received a call for them to check on the welfare of a 36-year-old woman living in the 1600 block of East Bayview Boulevard. When they arrived, they found the woman the inside home deceased.

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