Prosecutor: Beckley man charged with murder will plead guilty

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY-TV) — The Raleigh County Prosecutor’s office says a man involved in a 2013 murder will plead guilty today.

Police arrested 19-year-old Gaston Smith III for shooting 20-year-old Darien Blaney in the chest and killing him,

Investigators say neighbors reported them having an argument at the time.

The plea hearing is scheduled for this morning.



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