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Woman dies following stabbing on Mangrove Avenue, suspect arrested.

Armani Alexander (Photo courtesy/Norfolk Police Dept.)

A Norfolk woman has been arrested in connection to a fatal stabbing.

It happened around 3:00 on Tuesday, May 19, 2020.

The Norfolk Police Dept. said they responded to a call for a stabbing victim in the 3500 block of Mangrove Ave. When they arrived, they found a woman suffering from a stab wound. The woman was transported to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Detectives have identified the victim as Tamia D. Benton, 19.

As a result of the investigation, detectives charged Armani N. Alexander, 20, with second-degree murder.

Detectives have not released the motive or any of the circumstances surrounding this stabbing.

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