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Man charged with murder of Princeton woman

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Roger Lee Lemons, Jr. Roger Lee Lemons, Jr.
MERCER COUNTY, WV (WVVA) -

Police have charged a man in the murder of a Princeton woman whose body was found Christmas Day.

Roger Lee Lemons, Jr., 45, is charged with the first degree murder of Angela Seal, 34, also of Princeton.

According to court documents, Seal died from strangulation and several knife wounds to her neck. 

Seal filed a Domestic Violence Petition against Lemons on December 23. In the petition, she stated that Lemons threatened to kill her and had physically choked her. Lemons had lived with Seal for about a month prior to her murder. 

Police recovered the suspected murder weapon and Seal's cellphone in an alley beheld Mercer Street. Police believe Lemons was in Seal's apartment several times after she was killed. Investigators used GPS on Lemons' cellphone to confirm his whereabouts. Click here to read a previous report.

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