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Recent Crime News
Thursday Aug 27 | via Newswise
MORGANTOWN, W.Va.- West Virginia University experts are offering commentary on the shooting of two Virginia journalists that played out on live television and social media yesterday . His research currently focuses on police procedures, crime measurement, hate crimes and homicide. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 25 | via West Virginia Metro
At approximately 5:00 pm on Friday, officers of the Morgantown Police Department responded to a report of a gunshot wound victim being treated at Ruby Memorial Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Investigators initially learned the incident began at 1005 Charles Avenue and processed the scene, identifying Christopher Mark Henry, 24, of Beckley, as a suspect in the case. Comment?
Sunday Aug 9 | via The Inter-Mountain
Few details are available about a stabbing Saturday in downtown Elkins, except that the alleged culprit still is on the loose. Comment?
Saturday Aug 1 | via Martinsburg Journal
According to court records, Leana Naz Knight of Morgantown was attending the All Good Festival in Rippon when she was approached by a plainclothes officer of the West Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigations. In a magistrate court complaint written by the officer, he said he arranged with Knight to trade a beer for marijuana. Comment?
Jul 25, 2015 | via West Virginia Metro
A woman was recovering Friday morning from a violent attack in Morgantown. At approximately 10:00 p.m. Friday night the victim was walking to her home when she was approached by a stranger. Comment?
Jul 24, 2015 | via West Virginia Metro
Initial reports indicated officers were called to Harner Run Road/Finch Road following a report of a woman brandishing a knife. Officers shot into the car killing Christie L. Cathers, 45, of Morgantown, after she reportedly tried to run them over before leading them on a chase. Comment?
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