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Posted on: December 4, 2011

[ARCHIVED] 12-04-11 Homicide Suspect Arrested

Da'Quan LaJames Saunders, age 15 of Danville was arrested after turning himself in at the Danville Police Departement at approximately 3:00 PM this afternoon. He was wanted for the shooting that occurred at Woodside Village on 11-20-11 where Marchello Waddell died.

Saunders was served with petitions for the following charges in relation to the above incident:

SC 18.2-32 First Degree Murder
SC 18.2-53.1 Use of a firearm in the commission of a felony
SC 18.2-308.7 Possession of a firearm while under the age of 18 years

He will be held at W.W. Moore, Jr. Detention Home.

Anyone with information about this or any other crime is encouraged to contact Danville Crimestoppers at (434) 793-0000, or via our crime tips line on your computer at crimetips@ci.danville.va.us. Information given will remain confidential.

Da'Quan LaJames Saunders
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