Staunton Police Department arrest a murder suspect

A Staunton Police Department news release confirms the arrest of a murder suspect.

Staunton Police arrested 23 year old Christopher Hoover of Staunton on charges of murder in the second degree.

Hoover was apprehended yesterday June 20 for the June 18 murder of a two year old child.

Hoover is being held without bond at the Middle River Regional Jail.

The investigation into the murder is ongoing and anyone with any information is asked to call the Staunton Police Department.

Call the department at 540-332-3842 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-322-2017.

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