Virginia Beach, Va. – A suspicious death in Virginia Beach has now been ruled a homicide.
Investigators were called out to the 1400 block of Cape Ann Way, off of Holland Road around 4:45 p.m. Sunday afternoon, regarding a suspicious death.
Police officers forced entry into the home and found a female victim suffering from a gunshot wound. EMS also responded to the scene, and the victim was pronounced deceased.
The victim is identified as 23-year-old Mattiele Romer of the 1400 block of Cape Ann Way in Virginia Beach.
Detectives say the suspect and victim are married.
The suspect is identified as 25-year-old Kendal Jeream Romer, of the 1400 block of Cape Ann Way. He has been charged with Murder and Use of a Firearm. He is currently being held in the Virginia Beach Correctional Center without bond.
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