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Sentence reduced in cinder block murder

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A suspect in the murder of a man who was stuck by a cinder block has received a lesser charge. 

Shane McCaffrey, 25, of Huntington appeared in Cabell County court on January 24.

McCaffrey is accused in the beating death of Howard Lemaster.

Police report that Lemaster was trying to break up a fight between McCaffrey and another man when he was struck in the head with a cinder lock last year.  He died a few days later in the hospital.

McCaffrey is now facing a lesser charge of voluntary manslaughter.