Murder charge dismiss against man arrested in fatal stabbing

Portsmouth Courthouse Building

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A man who was arrested in  February in connection to a fatal stabbing had a murder charge dismissed in court.

The second-degree murder charge against Al Jerry Hargrave was dismissed in Portsmouth General District Court on Friday, May 24, 2019.

Hargrave had been charged in the stabbing death of 49-year-old Donnell Joyner.

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