Suspect charged in Blacksburg murder; victim’s name not yet released

Suspect charged in Blacksburg murder; victim’s name not yet released

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Blacksburg Police have arrested a suspect for a homicide last night, but they have not yet identified the victim or released details surrounding the case. Isimemem Etute is charged with second-degree murder for the death along the 100 block of North Main Street.

NEWS RELEASE: The Blacksburg Police Department responded to 119 N. Main St for a welfare check at 10:30 PM on June 01, 2021. On scene officers located a deceased male victim. Detectives were called to the scene to initiate a death investigation Investigators ruled the death a homicide. Through the investigation Mr. Isimemen Etute was identified as a person of interest and later charged with 2nd Degree Murder. Currently Mr. Etute is being held at the Montgomery County Jail without bond. This is an ongoing investigation anyone with information about this case is encouraged to contact the Blacksburg Police Department at (540)443-1400 or you can remain anonymous by calling the Blacksburg Police Tip Line at (540)961-1819 or by emailing ciu@blacksburg.gov.

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