Sheriff’s Office Updates Homicide Investigation of Linganore Graduate

The victim’s ex-husband is in custody and awaiting extradition.

Lamuel Roberts


Frederick, Md – The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate the homicide of a Virginia woman found dead in a Frederick street.

Lamuel Lee Roberts, 31, of Winchester, Virginia man faces 1st degree murder charges in Maryland for the death of his ex-wife, 31-year-old Kaitlin Nichole Roberts.

Her body was taken to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy where her death was ruled as a homicide.

Kaitlin Roberts is a graduate of Linganore High in Frederick County.

on Saturday, January 11, one of the suspect’s vehicles was found burned a few miles away from his residence in Winchester, Virginia.

The incident is considered connected to the initial investigation but is being investigated separately by the Virginia State Fire Marshal.

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says it’s working with the Sheriff’s Department in Winchester, Virginia in this investigation.

Roberts is currently being held in Virginia, awaiting extradition to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center

Anyone with information which could help in this case is asked to contact the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office.

They can contact Detective Bryce McGuire at 301-600-3934. Citizens can also remain anonymous by calling 301-600-4131.

By Timothy Young