30-year-old man charged with shooting, killing his father in Covington

Roland Jeter Jr. faces a second-degree murder charge

A 30-year-old Covington man is in jail in connection with the shooting death of his father on Saturday afternoon.

COVINGTON, Va. – A 30-year-old Covington man is in jail in connection with the shooting death of his father on Saturday afternoon.

Virginia State Police have charged Roland Augustine Jeter Jr. with second-degree murder in connection with the shooting in the 200 block of E. Chestnut Street.

He is currently being held at the Alleghany County Jail.

The shooting remains under investigation, according to police.


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The Virginia State Police is investigating an incident in Covington where a man was found dead inside a home.

The man was found unresponsive at a home in the 200 block of East Chestnut Street and the death is being investigated as a homicide, police said.

The investigation remains ongoing by the Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Salem Field Office. Anyone with any information related to this incident is encouraged to call the Virginia State Police at 540-380-5700 or by email at questions@vsp.virginia.gov