Former Chowan University football player from Hampton wanted for murder

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. – A former Chowan University football player is wanted for his involvement in a homicide.

On November 11 around 9 a.m., police responded to the 6500 block of Statute Street after a woman was found unresponsive.

When officers arrived, they found 23-year-old Nishae Samms with a stab wound. Medics pronounced Samms dead at the scene.

According to WTVR CBS 6,¬†police believe Samms was the victim of domestic violence.¬†Law enforcement¬†sources told WTVR that Samms’ four-year-old daughter was in the home when her mother was killed.

Police say 23-year-old Tevin McGougan, a Hampton native and former Phoebus High School football player, is wanted for murder in connection with the stabbing.

If you see McGougan, contact local law enforcement immediately.