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Fairdale man receives maximum 15-year sentence in fatal shooting
Reported by: Associated Press
Sunday, September 29, 2013 11:22 AM EDT
A Fairdale man convicted of fatally shooting another man will spend 15 years in prison.
Media outlets report that Raleigh County Circuit Court Judge John Hutchison gave the 41-year-old Young the maximum sentence on Friday.
Young was charged with killing 66-year-old Frank Acord. Acord's body was found March 3, 2012, near an abandoned coal mine. Raleigh County prosecutor Kristen Keller says Acord was shot three times in the head.