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October 2018: Kidnapping, murder among McDowell County indictments

MCDOWEL COUNTY, WV (WVVA) Twenty-eight men and women have been indicted by the latest grand jury in McDowell County.

Charges include burglary, child abuse, drug crimes, DUI, fraud, grand larceny and murder.

Roy Lee Phillips, 46, is under indictment for first degree murder in the November 2017 stabbing death of John Thompson, 42. It happened at a home in the Carswell Hollow area. Both men resided in the home. Police say a 6-inch dagger was used to kill Thompson.

Roy Lee Phillips

The grand jury convened on October 30 and returned 32 indictments on 28 individuals. See the full list below:

If you can’t see the list, click on the link: https://wvva.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/18/2018/10/October-2018-grand-jury-indictments.pdf

Paul Hess

Social Media & Digital Content Manager

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