November 2017


November 6, 2017

SUSPICIOUS FIRE DEATH RULED HOMICIDE

Roanoke, Va.- The Medical Examiner has determined that the victim's death in the suspicious fire in the 300 block of Westside Boulevard NW on Saturday morning was a homicide. The victim was an adult male.  Detectives are making the needed notifications and the victim's identity will be released after those notifications have been made.  The investigation into the homicide, as well as the joint investigation with Roanoke Fire EMS into the cause of the fire, are both ongoing at this time.  No arrests have been made.  Anyone with information is encouraged to call the RPD tip line at 540-344-8500.