October 18, 2019

Update: Suspects arrested in Raleigh County murder case

By  in News | September 21, 2019 at 5:19PM

RALEIGH COUNTY, W.Va. — Two suspects were arrested Saturday and charged with the murder of a man whose body was found in a wooded area of Raleigh County, earlier this week.

Franklin Yancey, 24, and William Garretson, 54, both of Glen Morgan, were taken into custody by sheriff’s deputies and charged in the shooting death of 20-year-old Roy Lee Barnes III of Crab Orchard.

Barnes’ body was discovered Tuesday near Whitby.

The suspects are being held at Southern Regional Jail.