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Case Of Man Charged In Huntington Murder Bound Over To Grand Jury

Reported by: Send eMail Jeff Morris, Kenney Barnette
Reported: Jul. 17, 2014 3:46 PM EDT
Updated: Jul. 17, 2014 7:29 PM EDT
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Huntington , Cabell County , West Virginia

A man accused in a June murder in Huntington had his case bound over Thursday to the grand jury.

Spanish Smith, 23, was arrested July 3 at an apartment on Nash Street in Barboursville. Smith was wanted in connection with the murder of Eugene Walmsley, who was shot to death on Eighth Avenue.

Smith’s arrest was the second made in connection with Walmsley's murder. Timothy Anderson, 46, was arrested in early July. Police say he witnessed the shooting and helped the suspects hide from police.

Police searched the apartment on Nash Avenue and say they found drugs and at least one assault style weapon. They also stopped a man they saw leaving the apartment in a taxi. Police say they found heroin on that man, Joseph Cook, 22. They said he is wanted in Michigan for an unspecified violent crime.

Huntington police arrested three other people who were at the apartment on drug charges.



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