Police Investigate Murder of 63-Year-Old Manassas Woman

Suspect, another resident of the home, is in police custody

Murder Investigation –  May 21 at 4:21 p.m. Prince William Police Officers responded to a residence located in the 7900 block of Minor Hill Road in Manassas (20109) to investigate a death, May 21 at 4:21 p.m.
The caller reported to police their landlord, a 63-year-old woman, was found unconscious on the kitchen floor.
When officers arrived at the home, the victim was found to have been shot. Fire and rescue personnel pronounced the victim dead at the scene.
The investigation revealed the victim and another tenant of the home, identified as the accused, were involved in an altercation.
At one point during the argument, the victim was fatally shot. Detectives obtained warrants for the accused, identified as Roger Allen Foote, Jr., who was located on May 22 at approximately 6:30 a.m. by the Fairfax County Police Department and arrested without incident.
The incident was isolated to the inside of the residence and there was no threat to the community.
Roger Allen Foote, Jr., 61, of the 7900 block of Minor Hill Road in Manassas was arrested on May 22. He has been charged with murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.
His court date is pending. He is being held WITHOUT Bond
The deceased was identified as Joyce Francine Gould, 63, of Manassas.
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