Newport News woman wanted for 2017 homicide arrested in Hawaii

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The woman wanted in connection with a 2017 homicide has been arrested in Hawaii.

Newport News Police say U.S. Marshals took 21-year-old Shanon Hodges into custody. She was charged with Second Degree Murder, Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony, Discharging a Firearm in an Occupied Dwelling and Kidnapping.

On May 29, 2017 around 3:45 p.m.¬†police got a call of a ‘code blue’ in the 400 block of Cox Landing Drive.

Officers found a male and female inside the residence when they got there.

Nineteen-year-old Denzel Marquise Labiche was suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced deceased. The incident is still being investigated but police said the public is not in any danger.

In Newport News Circuit Court August 8, 2019, Hodges was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter. She will be sentenced November 15 at 9 a.m.

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