UPDATE: Man arrested, charged with murder in Hampton

Hampton, Va. – Police have arrested a man in connection with a homicide that happened over the weekend.

Hampton police have arrested 52-year-old Darryl Allen of the 100 block of Winchester Drive. He is charged with one count of murder and is currently incarcerated in the Hampton City Jail.

Photo: Darryl Allen - Hampton Police Dept.

Photo: Darryl Allen – Hampton Police Dept.

It happened on September 8, 2013. Police received a 911 call about a fight in the 100 block of Winchester Drive at 9:19 p.m. Crews arrived to find the victim unconscious. Officers attempted to revive him and he was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead from suspected asphyxiation at 10:16 p.m.

Police say the victim and suspect knew each other, and were involved in a verbal altercation which escalated into a physical fight in the back yard of the home.

Stay with NewsChannel 3 as updates become available.

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