6/18/2014 12:58 PM
by Rebecca Turco
- Probable cause was found for a Bluefield man accused of fatally shooting his
Strange, 20, appeared before Magistrate James Dent on Wednesday morning for a
preliminary hearing, according to Mercer County court officials.
was arrested for murder for allegedly shooting Steven Rhodes in the head after a reported
altercation on April 21 at a Lewis Street apartment building. Police said Rhodes
died in Charleston Area Medical Center on May 3.
Strange’s case is
being sent to Mercer County Circuit Court and the date for his next appearance
has not been scheduled, according to court officials. He is in Southern Regional Jail on $100,000 bond.