FREDERICK, Md. (WJZ) — Police believe a Virginia man being held on local charges in that state is responsible for the death of a woman who was found dead in Frederick on Saturday.
Deputies from the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the intersection of English Muffin Court and English Muffin Way at around 2 a.m. for the report of something lying in the roadway.
When police arrived, they found a woman with “obvious signs of injury” and she was pronounced dead by EMS personnel.
She was later identified as Kaitlin Nichole Roberts, 31, of Winchester, Virginia. Roberts was taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for an autopsy.
An arrest warrant for first-degree murder has been issued for Lemuel Lee Roberts, 31, also of Winchester. He is being held in Virginia on local charges, police said.
Credit: Frederick County Sheriff’s Office
Police said Friday that Lemuel and Kaitlin were divorced and have two children.
This is an active death investigation being worked in conjunction with investigators from the Frederick County Sheriff’s Department in Virginia.
Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact Detective Bryce McGuire at 301-600-3934 or tips can be reported anonymously at 301-600-4131.