Man charged in murder at Charleston apartment complex

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CHARLESTON, W.Va.(WOWK) – The Charleston Police Department is has charged a man with murder after a body was found at Carroll Terrace on Kanawha Boulevard. According to police, Charles Wesley Wild, 37, is being charged with first-degree murder. Police responded to the apartment complex on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.

This charge was made following the discovery of the body of Teresa Adkins, 57. Adkins’s body had injuries to the face, neck, and upper torso area.

WOWK 13 News was on the scene when officers put the handcuffed man into a police cruiser. WOWK 13 News Reporter Hannah Goetz is on the scene and is working to get more information.

Carroll Terrace is an apartment complex run by Charleston-Kanawha Housing. It is a “Senior High-Rise Property” designed for retirees.

This is a developing story, and we will continue to update it on WOWKTV.com, the WOWK 13 News App, and on 13 News on air.

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