Murder suspect, 71, accused of fatally shooting woman in Virginia

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Source: UNSPLASH; Portsmouth Police Department

Mar. 1 2022, Published 9:10 a.m. ET

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An elderly Virginia man was charged with murder after he allegedly gunned down a woman, police said.

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On Feb. 27 around 10 p.m., officers in Portsmouth responded to a report of a shooting discovered the body of 37-year-old Crystal Jacobs, The Virginian-Pilot reported.

Investigators identified Irving B. Wolff, 71, as a suspect in the case and took him into custody.

Wolff faces multiple charges, including second-degree murder, use of a firearm, shooting in commission of a felony, and reckless handling of a firearm.

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Law enforcement officials have not released a possible motive or other details about the killing.

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Anyone with information about the case is asked to call (757) 393-8536 or leave an anonymous tip at (888) LOCK-U-UP.

elderly shooting
Source: UNSPLASH; Portsmouth Police Department

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