Police make arrest in connection to Hanover murder

Picture Credit: Hanover Sheriff's Dept.

HANOVER, Va. (WRIC) — Authorities in Hanover have made an arrest in connection to a murder that happened on Friday night.

Police tell 8News that Lamare S. Jennings was arrested on Monday morning at the Red Roof Inn, located at 4350 Commerce Road in Richmond. The arrest comes after a 44-year-old woman was found inside a Hanover home on Friday, dead with apparent trauma. The victim was identified as 44-year-old Leaudrey M. Salmon, of Hanover.

Jennings is being processed on a first degree murder arrest warrant at the Pamunkey Regional Jail.

Police say that investigators were working around the clock over the weekend to locate and arrest Jennings.

Police say that although Jennings’ arrest marks progress in the case, more evidence to support criminal prosecution is being collected. Authorities ask that anyone with information contact the the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at  (804) 365-6140.

Stay with 8News for more on this developing story.

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