Man charged with murder after domestic-related shooting on Blackwater Way in Newport News

Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police say a man has been charged with murder after a woman was found dead after a domestic-related shooting Saturday morning in Newport News.

Police say the call for the shooting came in around 7:30 a.m. Saturday in the 1000 block of Blackwater Way.

When officers got to the scene, they found a woman, identified on Monday as 22-year-old April Lee Logan, shot. She was pronounced dead by medics.

Police took 25-year-old Matthew Allen Coglio into custody and charged him with second-degree murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and discharging a firearm in an occupied dwelling.

Evidence recovered at the scene and initial investigations led police to believe that the incident appeared to be domestic-related.

Police say the incident remains under investigation and no further information has been released.

If you believe you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence or child abuse, click here for a compiled list of national and local resources.


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