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Teen arrested in fatal shooting in southern West Virginia

April 18, 2017
Associated Press

OAK HILL, W.Va. (AP) — Police say a teenager in southern West Virginia has been arrested in the weekend shooting death of a woman at her home.

Fayette County Sheriff Mike Fridley tells media outlets that 19-year-old Derrick Michael Crouse of Oak Hill was arrested on a murder charge Tuesday.

Police have said two men forced their way into the home of 48-year-old Janet Garrett near Oak Hill and shot her in the chest on Sunday. The second suspect is still being sought.

Police have not released a motive in Garrett's death.

It wasn't immediately known whether Crouse has an attorney.



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