NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – A man has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for the 2016 homicide that left a man dead on Randolph Road in Newport News.
According to police, on November 25, 2016, around 11 p.m. 42-year-old, Tommy Jason Strayhorn was shot multiple times in the 500 block of Randolph Road.
Strayhorn died several days later at a local hospital.
A month after the homicide police identified three suspects, Marqui Pittman, 27, James Curtis Miles, 33, and Kardara Miles 29.
James was arrested a month after the shooting in Hampton.
James was found guilty of first-degree murder, two counts of use of a firearm by a felon, robbery, 2 counts of attempted robbery at a residence, and two counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.
Pittman was arrested on March 24, 2017, according to court records.
Pittman was sentenced to life in prison for murder, along with two counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and robbery on August 23, 2022.
Kardara Miles, 29 was also arrested for this homicide on March 2, 2017, in Atlanta, Georgia.
According to court records, Kardara’s pre-trial motion will begin on March 30, 2023.