UPDATE: Milton murder suspect arrested in South Dakota


UPDATE: 7:52 AM Aug. 24, 2020: Cabell County Sheriff Chuck Zerkle tells WOWK, the suspect in a murder along Route 60 in Milton last week, has been arrested in South Dakota.

According to officials, the suspect and accomplice were arrested by law enforcement in Sioux Falls Monday morning.

Sheriff Zerkle says Cabell County Deputies are going to Indiana to compare bullets and shell casings in a similar murder which happened there.

Stay with WOWK for the latest.

UPDATE: 10:48 AM Aug 19 2020: A car crash is now being investigated as a homicide.

According to the Cabell County Sheriff’s Office, the victim, identified as Wesley Martin, 62, of Milton, died from gunshot wounds.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Cabell County Sheriff’s Office at 304-526-8663 or the Milton Police Department at 304-743-9211.

UPDATE 6:15 AM: Our crew on scene is reporting that Route 60 is back open in both directions after deadly single vehicle crash.

CABELL COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – According to Cabell County dispatchers, one person is dead after a single-vehicle crash in early Wednesday morning.

The crash happened along the 1700 block of Route 60 in Milton just before 2:00 a.m.

Dispatchers say both directions of Route 60 are still shut down.

Stay with WOWK for the latest. 

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