UPDATE: Victim identified in McDowell County shooting

Kobe Rawshawn Brown Raquel Deshowna Adams

UPDATE (9/21/2021 @ 3:15 p.m.) – The victim was 33-year-old Marcus Darcell Edwards from Welch.

The McDowell County Sheriff’s Office says there are no further updates at this time.

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HAVACO, WV (WOAY) – Police are on the hunt for two suspects in connection with a murder in McDowell County.

Kobe Rashawn Brown is 23-years-old, 6’1″, 168. lbs., with black hair and brown eyes.  He was last seen Sunday, Aug. 19 in the Havaco area.

Raquel Deshowna Adams is 34-years-old, 5’4″, 153 lbs., with black hair and brown eyes.  She was last seen Sunday, Aug. 19 in the Havaco area.

McDowell County Sheriff Boomer Muncy tells us officers were dispatched to the Havaco area at 4:30 Monday afternoon.

The name of the victim is being withheld until family is notified.

If you see either Raquel Adams or Kobe Brown, use caution and call police immediately at (304) 436-4106.

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