Roanoke Sheriff's Office Investigates Inmate Death

Roanoke, VA - A man accused of firing a rifle from the roof of a Roanoke motel has died in jail.In a press release, officials say deputies found 43 year old Sean Michael Lovelace unresponsive about 4:00 Wednesday morning in his cell during a routine security check. Jail officials say EMS crews took him to the hospital where he was pronounced dead at about 6:15 Thursday night. Police arrested Lovelace following the May 14th shooting at the Starlite Motel. No one was injured. The Medical Examiner will do an autopsy to determine cause of death.