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#1 Dec 3, 2009
from the wayne e news:

http://www.waynecountynews.com/

By BRIAN SIZEMORE
Staff Writer

ECHO – A man was shot to death early Wednesday morning after he allegedly kicked the door in of a home on W.Va. 37 and demanded money reportedly owed to him.
Wayne County Sheriff Greg Farley said Charles David Workman, 48, of Fort Gay, was shot and killed early yesterday morning by James Von Belcher, 40, of Fort Gay after Workman allegedly kicked in Belcher’s front door and demanded $50 owed to him.
Farley said according to Belcher, he was asleep in bed when he heard a banging on his front door. Farley said Belcher stated Workman was banging on the front door and demanding $50 owed to him or he (Workman) was “going to come through the door.”
The sheriff said Belcher claimed he was attempting to get the money he owed Workman when Workman broke the door open and struck him in the back of his head with a .12 gauge shotgun. Farley said Belcher stated Workman claimed he was “going to get his $50 or kill him.” Farley said Belcher then shot Workman one time with a .44

from WSAZ:

http://www.wsaz.com/news/headlines/78370667.h...

Posted: 7:17 PM Dec 2, 2009

Wayne County Man Dies in Shooting that Appears to be Self-Defense
A Prichard man was shot and killed early Wednesday morning along Route 37 in the Echo area in what appears to be a self-defense case, Wayne County Sheriff Greg Farley said.
Reporter: Hanna Francis
Email Address: [email protected]

WAYNE COUNTY, W.Va.(WSAZ)– A Prichard man was shot and killed early Wednesday morning along Route 37 in the Echo area in what appears to be a self-defense case, Wayne County Sheriff Greg Farley said.

Charles David Workman died after being shot with a shotgun. The shooting happened at the home of James Belcher about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.


Farley said Workman tried to kick down the door of Belcher’s home after reportedly trying to recover some money from Belcher. Belcher told authorities that Workman was armed with a shotgun and threatened to shoot him.

Belcher surrendered to authorities when the sheriff’s department arrived. No charges immediately were filed against Belcher, but the case will be considered by a grand jury.

Workman’s body was taken to the state medical examiner’s office.

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