*UPDATE* -Homicide Investigation / Shelby Lane

Thursday, November 26, 2020

*UPDATE -Arrest Made* 

An arrest has been made in this case.  27-year-old Jacob N. Davis of Virginia Beach has been charged with Second Degree Murder and Animal Cruelty. He is being held without bond in the Virginia Beach City Jail. 

The victim has been identified as 50-year-old Tara Davis of Virginia Beach. 

This case remains under investigation.


​On November 26th 2020 at 12:30 pm, Virginia Beach Police Department received information that led them to do a welfare check on a residence in the 6300 block of Shelby Lane.

The first officers on scene discovered an adult female, deceased. This is actively being investigated as a homicide, believed to be domestic related. A suspect is in custody at this time.

As it is still in the very early stages of the investigation, no further details are available at this time. 


MPO Linda J Kuehn

Virginia Beach Police / Public Affairs Officer