2/5/2014 5:14 PM
WELCH - The man charged with killing the former mayor of War was found guilty by a jury of first-degree murder with mercy.
Closing arguments concluded Wednesday against Earl Click, 28, of Grundy, Virginia. The jury found him guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Thomas Hatcher. If convicted, Click faces a minimum of 15 years in jail.
The body of the former mayor was found at his War home in July of 2012.