Juvenile arrested for Kempsville High School senior’s murder scheduled for court

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Sidea Griffin

Sidea Griffin

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The juvenile arrested for the death of a Kempsville High School senior was scheduled for court Wednesday morning.

He was supposed to have a detention review in Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court at 11:30 a.m., but the defense waived their right to the hearing.

On January 14, Virginia Beach Police say 18-year-old Sidea Griffin walked into the hospital just before 10 p.m with a gunshot wound and died shortly after.

Detectives working the case were able to identify a juvenile male suspect who was taken into custody and charged with Second Degree Murder and Use of a Firearm.

The suspect is being held in the Virginia Beach Juvenile Detention Center without bond.

His next detention review is on March 2 and he will have a certification hearing on April 12.

His attorney, Janae Joslin, said it was too early to comment.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.