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Trial of woman charged with killing War mayor underway in McDowell County
Reported by: Associated Press
Monday, November 4, 2013 2:03 AM EST
The trial of a woman accused of killing War Mayor Thomas Hatcher is underway in McDowell County Circuit Court.
The Bluefield Daily Telegraph reports that the prosecution rested its case Friday afternoon. The trial is scheduled to resume Monday.
City workers found the 72-year-old mayor's body in his home on July 17, 2012.
A co-defendant, Earl Click of Grundy, Va., is scheduled to stand trial in January. Click is Hatcher's brother. He also is charged with first-degree murder.
Information from: Bluefield Daily Telegraph, http://www.bdtonline.com