The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

September 17, 2012

Weekend murder victim's name released


— The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the victim in Sunday’s homicide at the Hillbilly Tavern in Rock Creek.

Police said James Williams, 42, of Artie, died from gunshot wounds after an altercation with suspect Donald B. Moore, 46, of Naoma.

The shooting happened around 2 a.m. Sunday outside the Hillbilly Tavern on Coal River Road, said police.

Moore was arrested and taken to Southern Regional Jail.

The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate the murder.

— Sarah Plummer