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 - WOMAN HELD III ICERSpiK Will Muncy Shot And...
WOMAN HELD III ICERSpiK Will Muncy Shot And Killed At Lone Jack, Near laeger; Bernice Delp Is Held For Action Of Grand Jury Will Muncy, 35, of laeger. W. Va., was shot and killed shortly before noon yesterday at Lone Jack, near laeger. Bernice Deiph, 20, at whose home the shooting occurred, Is being held in the McDowell county jail charged with the slaying of Muncy. The shooting was a climax to what McDowell county officers said was an all-night drinking purty. Bernice Delph waived preliminary hearing before Magistrate S. M. Burgess yesterday afternoon and was Held for tbo action of the grand jury. Tho woman denied the charges of shooting Muncy but is said to have admitted she had trouble with him on Sunday night. Slio said she was asleep in bod when someone shot Muncy when he entered her room and. seated himself on tho edgo of tho bed. Tho woman claimed there were five other people in tho homo at tho time of the shooting. Sho was arrested by Deputy Sheriff S. 13. Ward, of laeger. Fol lowing her arrest officers said the woman told them that Muncy entered her room and remarked he was going to kill her and then take his own life. Muncy was shot only once. The bullet entered the body near the heart and he died a short time later.

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  1. Bluefield Daily Telegraph,
  2. 21 Apr 1931, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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