Gang Member Enters Plea to Murder, Robbery Charges

BLUEFIELD– A man facing multiple charges in Mercer County has entered a plea agreement in court on Wednesday morning.

Orlando Davis entered a best interest plea to second degree murder and second degree robbery. A best interest plea means he is not admitting guilt, but admitting there is enough evidence to convict him. He told prosecutors he was too intoxicated to remember the incident.

Davis is accused of hitting a Save A Lot employee and knocking him unconscious as well as attacking a 54-year-old man in the Kroger bathroom and stealing his wallet. The second victim never regained consciousness and died from his injuries. Davis was a shot caller for the neighborhood Crips street gang based in California.

Davis will be sentenced on July 30th.

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