Man sentenced on beating charge

Local - 8/15/2013 6:51 PM by Courtney Rosemond

BECKLEY - A Beckley man is sentenced Thursday on a beating charge

Damien Totten, 21 was sentenced to 1 to 5 years on a conspiracy charge for the beating and robbery of Shannon Wilson at her Hager Street apartment in the early hours of March 26.

The victim received numerous wounds to her face and hands, officers followed footprints from the scene to the Greenback Motel on Eisenhower Drive where Totten, and another man, Alfred Pittman, a gun, a knife, money and bloody clothes were discovered.

Totten is currently serving 3 to 15 years for attempted first degree murder plus time for other charges.

Judge John Kirpatrick ordered these sentences to run concurrently.


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