Man charged with murder wanted by West Virginia State Police

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February 07 2021 06:00 pm

BRAXTON COUNTY, W.Va. (WOWK) – West Virginia State Police are searching for a man considered dangerous who is charged with 1st-degree murder.

Troopers say Christopher Shawver Dotson, 34, is wanted for failure to appear for his court hearing yesterday.

Dotson is 6 feet tall and weighs around 180 pounds.

He was last seen in Elkins, W.Va. but he also has family ties to Braxton County.

According to troopers, Dotson is considered dangerous, and they plead that people use extreme caution when approaching.

Anyone having any information regarding Dotson’s whereabouts is urged to call the West Virginia State Police at 304-765-2101 in Braxton County or 304-637-0200 in Randolph County.

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