EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSHOMICIDE INVESTIGATION
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Teen Charged In Mason Homicide
Reported by: Dan Matics
Web Producer: Dan Matics
Also Contributing: Bethany Simmons
Reported: Apr. 29, 2012 1:53 PM EDT
Updated: Apr. 30, 2012 3:41 PM EDT
Point Pleasant , Mason County , West Virginia
A teenager is facing serious charges after police say he allegedly shot and killed a Mason County man over the weekend.
Mason County deputies say Ronald Lee Jarrell, 45, of Mason County was found shot multiple times at his home in the 9100 block of Ripley Road on Sunday.
Huntington Police arrested the juvenile a short time later. He is being held in a detention facility and is charged with murder, grand larceny, and petit larceny.
A teenager is in custody after a homicide case was reported in Mason County.
It happened in the 9100 block of Ripley Road just outside of Point Pleasant.
Sgt. Michael Baylous, spokesperson for the West Virginia State Police, said police located the body of Ron Jarrell inside his home around 11 a.m. Sunday.
The Mason County Sheriffs department was called after a friend of Jarrells noticed alarming evidence outside the home.
Baylous said a teenage relative killed Jarrell with a hand gun, then fled to Huntington where officers caught up with him.
The Mason County Sheriffs Department is leading the investigation.
Stay tuned to Eyewitness News for the latest on this developing story.
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