Murder accused seeks transcripts ahead of jury trial

Murder accused seeks transcripts ahead of jury trial

HAMLIN – A Hamlin man, charged with murdering his wife in late 2017, is seeking transcripts from grand jury proceedings and from his appearances in magistrate court. The accused is facing trial in early 2020 after the second anniversary of the slaying of the...
Accused Deemed Competent for Trial

Accused Deemed Competent for Trial

HAMLIN – Pretrial matters continued in the case of Edward Jeffers, last week, the man charged with the murder of his wife, Stephanie Jeffers, in late 2017. The accused made his latest appearance in Lincoln County Circuit Court, last week. Jeffers, 31, appeared...
Woman who forged mother’s will sentenced to home confinement

Woman who forged mother’s will sentenced to home confinement

A Charleston woman who forged her mother’s will and tried to claim her entire estate, worth more than $1 million, was sentenced to home confinement Monday by a Kanawha County judge on Monday. Circuit Judge Charles King sentenced Tracie Dean Wilson, 46, to spend...
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