Jury finds Click guilty of first-degree murder with mercy

Local - 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.


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