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VIRGINIA BEACH --The neighbor ofa woman killed in her Va. Beach apartment is charged with murder.

Robert Sadler, 21,is accused ofkilling24-year-old Shana R.Hight, who was found deadin her WaterFrontApartments home around 11:45 a.m. on September 13.

Hight's husband was deployed on USSHarry S. Truman at the time.

In an interview with 13News two days after her death, Sadler said, 'She always had a smile on her face, but I didn't really know her that well.'

Investigators, with assistance from NCIS, developed Sadler as a suspect for an unrelated crime and contacted Virginia Beach Police. Sadler was arrested Wednesday night at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth on a charge of first degree murder.

Sadler is being held at the Virginia Beach jail without bond. His next court appearance will be on December 17th.

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