Woman dies in hospital after assault in Norfolk, man charged with murder

NORFOLK, Va. – Police charged a man with murder after a woman died at the hospital early Thursday morning.

Robert Anthony Colon

On Wednesday around 3:15 a.m., police responded to the 5400 block of Cape Henry Avenue for an assault in progress.

When officers got there, they found 36-year-old Melissa Yuhas unresponsive outside the residence.

Police said medics took Yuhas to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where she died Thursday morning.

Detectives arrested and charged 34-year-old Robert Anthony Colon with Second-Degree Murder.

Colon is being held in the Norfolk City Jail without bond.