Suspect charged for murder of Taniko Belt


ROANOKE, VA – Roanoke Police have arrested Todd Manns, 35 of Roanoke, and charged him with second-degree murder regarding the homicide of Taniko Belt.

Throughout the course of the investigation, Detectives identified Mr. Manns as the suspect. Mr. Manns and Ms. Belt were known to one another, and we believe this is an isolated incident.

Warrants for the above charges were obtained and served without incident on May 7th. We would like to thank the U.S. Marshals Capitol Area Regional Fugitive Task Force for their assistance in taking Mr. Manns into custody. There are no further updates available at this time. This remains an ongoing homicide investigation.

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