Arrest in Hell's Kitchen murder

January 25, 2010 2:26:01 PM PST
A man suspected of stabbing his roommate to death inside their Hell's Kitchen apartment is heading back to New York to face murder charges,

Justin Waller, 31, waived extradition from Vermont.

He is expected back in the state by the end of the week.

Waller is accused of fatally stabbing 41 year old Jonathan Lea.

Lea was found by friends last Thursday with his throat slashed and a massive gash on his head.

Waller is expected to be charged with second degree murder.

No word on a motive.