Death Investigation - Five Forks Road

Monday, January 08, 2018

UPDATE:  January 12, 2017 

The decedent has been identified as 75-year-old Marlene Tooke Woltz.

Richard Wayne Woltz, 73, of the 1700 block of Five Forks Road has been charged with Second Degree Murder.  Woltz is currently in the custody of the Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office. ​ 

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On January 8th 2018 at 8:29am, Virginia Beach Emergency Communications received  a call requesting medical assistance in the 1700 block of Five Forks Road.

Virginia Beach Fire Department personnel arrived on scene and located an adult male who was suffering a life threatening injury. That individual was transported to a local hospital by EMS.

Firefighters requested police assistance when they located another person, a 75 year old female deceased in the home.

Police are not are not seeking any suspects related to this incident, however, ​ it is still an active, ongoing investigation.

Additional details will be provided once they become available.


MPO Linda J. Kuehn

Virginia Beach Police Public Affairs Officer