Staunton police seeking information to help catch suspect
STAUNTON, Va. (AP) — Police in Staunton are asking the public to help with any information that might help investigators find a Virginia man with a warrant for second-degree murder.
WDBJ-TV reports that the city’s police department is seeking 22-year-old Orion Jeffrey Painter. Police say he’s considered armed and dangerous and could be driving a silver Jeep Cherokee.
Painter is facing charges of second-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.
He’s wanted in connection in the death of Melanie Wade, a 37-year-old resident of Staunton.
She died at a Charlottesville hospital after suffering a gunshot wound.
Anyone with information about the suspect’s whereabouts is asked to call Staunton police at 540-332-3842 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-322-2017.
Information from: WDBJ-TV, http://www.wdbj7.com/