Teen arrested in fatal shooting in southern West Virginia
OAK HILL, W.Va. (AP) — Police say a teenager in southern West Virginia has been arrested in the weekend shooting death of a woman at her home.
Fayette County Sheriff Mike Fridley tells media outlets that 19-year-old Derrick Michael Crouse of Oak Hill was arrested on a murder charge Tuesday.
Police have said two men forced their way into the home of 48-year-old Janet Garrett near Oak Hill and shot her in the chest on Sunday. The second suspect is still being sought.
Police have not released a motive in Garrett’s death.
It wasn’t immediately known whether Crouse has an attorney.