Murder suspect arrested trying to board flight at Atlanta airport

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — Clayton County police have arrested a murder suspect who attempted to board a flight at Atlanta’s airport Tuesday morning.

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Police said they responded to reports of someone trying to break into a home on Adrian Drive on April 4.


Police said Richard Lee, 40, entered the home and shot 32-year-old Michael Roshell to death. Police said Lee and Roshell were married.

On April 10, Clayton County police obtained warrants to arrest Lee for malice murder.

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Lee was caught on Tuesday trying to get on a plane at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

It’s unclear where Lee was attempting to go or whether he and Roshell were separated at the time of the murder.