Va. Man Denied Bail For Murder In Frederick County

He was recently extradited from Va. to Md.











Frederick, Md (KM) Bond was denied on Thursday afternoon to a Winchester, Virginia man charged with a homicide in Frederick County. The State’s Attorney’s Office says Lemuel Lee Roberts, 32, was recently extradited from Virginia to Maryland to face charges for the murder of his ex-wife. .

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for August 24th.

On January 11th, 2020, during the early morning hours, the Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the intersection of English Muffin Way and English Muffin Court where a body was found in the roadway. The victim identified as Kaitlin Nicole Roberts of Winchester  was taken to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.

The Medical Examiner ruled that Kaitlin Roberts was stabbed 32 times, and her body had evidence of “road rash,” being dragged along the road by a vehicle. Lemuel  Roberts’ vehicle and phone were found in the area of the crime scene at the time of the murder.

As their investigation continued, detectives say they received a call from the Fire Marshal in Winchester, Virginia about a case it was investigating  involving a burned out car belonging to Kaitlin Roberts’ ex-husband.


By Kevin McManus