Man charged in connection to local teen's death

Denke Gaither (Roanoke City Jail)

ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) -Roanoke Police say a man has been charged in connection to the death of an 18-year-old.

They say Denke T. Gaither, 20, of Roanoke is currently charged with malicious wounding.

Atlante McArthur Dent was found November 27 in the 2400 block of Delaware Ave NE.

Roanoke Police say they plan to present more charges against Gaither to the grand jury in January.

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