Man Arrested in Roanoke Murder Investigation

Roanoke, VA - Roanoke police have arrested Christopher Lee Saunders in connection with a murder earlier this week.

Jeffrey Lindale Hairston, 56, was pronounced dead Tuesday night after he was attacked in a home on Hershberger Road Monday afternoon.

Roanoke Police Department officials say someone broke into a home where he and a women were assaulted. Both were taken to Lewis Gale Medical Center.

Saunders was wanted on charges of breaking and entering, malicious wounding and assault and battery.