Roanoke Police: Suspect Turns Herself In for July 29th Homicide

posted by Caroline Cook - 

Roanoke Police say that around 10:30 a.m. today, Shaniqua Hundley came to the police department and turned herself in for the July 29th homicide of Cedric Gillum.  

Hundley was served a warrant for second degree homicide and transported to the Roanoke City Jail. 

The investigation is on-going. 


ORIGINAL STORY: 

July 30, 2018 - On July 29, 2018 at approximately 6:30 p.m., Roanoke Police responded to a report of a victim with a gunshot wound in the 4500 block of Melrose Avenue, NW.  

Upon arrival, officers located an adult males from Salem with gunshot wounds.  The victim was transported by Roanoke Fire-EMS to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital were he was pronounced dead. The victim has been identified as Cedric Bernard Gillum, age 30, of Salem. 

Roanoke Police have obtained a warrant for Shaniqua Aaliyah Hundley, ago 30, of Roanoke, for Second Degree Murder in connection with this incident. 

If anyone has information about this case, they are asked to call the Roanoke Police tip line at 540-344-8500 and share what they saw.  Callers can remain anonymous.  You can also send an anonymous text message to 274637.  Please use the keyword "Roanoke PD" at the beginning of the text to make sure it is properly sent. Reference case number 18-084612.  All suspects are innocent until proven guilty. 


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