Roanoke attack victim dies in hospital - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

Roanoke attack victim dies in hospital

By Wsls News Staff

Roanoke City Police say the victim of an attack that happened back in July has died at a hospital.

Investigators tell us Robert John Early died Wednesday night at Lonesome Pine Hospital in Big Stone Gap. Police found Early lying in a parking in the 3100 block of Williamson Road around 9:54 p.m., back on July 12th. Investigators say Early had been physically attacked.

Rescue crews originally took Early to Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

Officers arrested Wayne Donahue back on July 12th, as a suspect in the attack. Police charged Donahue with malicious wounding, intoxication in public, and trespassing.

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