Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Yorktown man dead following Saturday morning stabbing

Michael Alan Bush WYDaily photo/Courtesy of Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail)
Michael Alan Bush (WYDaily photo/Courtesy of Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail)

A 53-year-old Yorktown man is facing a second-degree murder charge in connection with the Saturday morning stabbing death of another man.

Michael Alan Bush is being held in the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail, said Shelley Ward, spokeswoman for the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office.

Bush was initially taken to a local hospital for an undisclosed injury. Information on his bond was not immediately released.

Sheriff’s deputies were sent to the Colonial Trailer Court in the 6300 block of George Washington Memorial Highway at around 3:17 a.m.

There, they found Gregory Mullins, 49, also of Yorktown, with multiple stab wounds “lying in the street,” Ward said.

“Deputies immediately started CPR until medics arrived and transported the victim to a local hospital,” Ward wrote in an email.

Mullins died a short time after arriving at Riverside Regional Hospital, Ward said.

No other information about the incident was immediately released.

Authorities are asking anyone who may have information about the circumstances surrounding the stabbing to call the Crime Line at 888-LOCK-U-UP.

John Mangalonzo
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John Mangalonzo (john@localdailymedia.com) is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.

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