CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — A woman is dead and a man is facing charges after what police say is an apparent domestic-related incident.

Chesapeake police say they responded to an apartment around 11 p.m. Sunday in the 1900 block of Robert Hall Boulevard for a welfare check.

Once they got to the scene, officers found a woman dead and an injured man who was sent to a local hospital with serious injuries.

The woman has been identified as 58-year-old Valerie McElroy, who lived at the apartment. Police say Anthony Johnson has been charged with first degree murder in connection with the incident.

Anthony Johnson

Investigators say they believe the incident was domestic-related. There is no threat to the public.

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