One dead after woman steals car by force

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY)- A woman has been arrested after a robbery turned fatal.

According to the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the Josephine area on a robbery/stolen vehicle complaint. It was determined that Candace Manning took the victim’s car by force. The victim was severely injured and later died at Raleigh General Hospital.

Deputies located Manning in the stole vehicle shortly after which led to a brief pursuit. Deputies and troopers with the WVSP gave chase and finally stopped Manning in the Harper Road area of Beckley. She was arrested and lodged in SRJ pending arraignment.