Monday, March 28, 2022

​VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – On March 24, 2022, Virginia Beach Police Department (VBPD) officers were dispatched to assist the Virginia Beach Fire Department in the 5500 block of Baccalaureate Drive for a house fire with a deceased subject inside. The victim has been identified as Czavi'er Hill, F/31, of Virginia Beach. It has been determined Hill died from a gunshot wound.

On March 25, 2022, VBPD officers were called to check on the welfare of a resident in a home in the 700 block of Linda Court.  Officers located Clifton Baxter, M/73, deceased from a gunshot wound. 

VBPD Homicide Detectives have obtained warrants for Cola W. Beale, M/30, of Virginia Beach for two counts of 2nd Degree Murder and one count of Arson. Additional charges may be pending.

Anyone with information regarding Beale's whereabouts or additional information on this case is asked to contact the Virginia Beach Police Detective Bureau at 757-385-4101 or anonymously through Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.