UPDATE (10/8/2019 4:30 p.m.)
FAIRMONT, W.Va. – The Marion County Grand Jury released indictments from day two of its October 2019 term.
Among those indicted include James Biggie, 37, of Farmington, who was one of three people police said were involved in the attack of a man outside the BFS in White Hall in August. Biggie, along with Bruce Davis and Jason Harris were involved in beating, cutting and stabbing Kenneth Murphy outside the BFS Foods in White Hall on August 3, according to the White Hall Police Department. Following the incident, Biggie was charged with attempted murder and conspiracy to commit a felony, according to court documents.
Biggie has recently been indicted on various charges including carrying a concealed firearm by an unlawful user of controlled substances, possession of a firearm by an unlawful user of controlled substances, carrying a concealed firearm, possession of a firearm, possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and conspiracy to commit felony controlled substance violations.
It is unknown if these charges are connected to the incident in August.
Also among those indicted was Robert Bowman, 31, of Fairmont. Bowman was arrested in July and accused of sexually abusing two juvenile girls. According to a criminal complaint. During an interview with the Child Advocacy Center, the two girls claimed that Bowman “touched them” while they were at their grandmother’s residence, Marion County Sheriff’s deputies said.
Deputies said Bowman’s phone had three videos depicting one of the girls engaged in sexually explicit acts, 10 sexually explicit photos of both girls and three photos showing Bowman sexually abusing the girls.
Bowman has been indicted on charges of first degree sexual abuse, three counts of use of minors in filming sexually explicit conduct, distribution and exhibiting of material depicting minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct.
Jalisa Freeman, 29, of Farmington has also been indicted. Freeman was arrested in July 2018 and is accused of performing oral sex on an infant. West Virginia State Police said Freeman performed oral sex on a 2-month-old infant and recorded it.
Freeman has been indicted on two counts of first degree sexual abuse, three counts of sexual abuse by a parent, guardian, custodian, or person in a position of trust, two counts of use of minors in filming sexually explicit conduct, two counts of distribution and exhibiting of material depicting minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct, two counts of sexual servitude and two counts of conspiracy to commit a felony.
Read the full list of indictments here.
ORIGINAL (10/7/2019 5:05 p.m.)
FAIRMONT, W.Va. – The Marion County grand jury released indictments from day one of its October 2019 term.
Among those indicted is Clyde Dean Jr. He faces charges of first degree murder and first degree arson. Dean is accused of setting fire to a home on Gaston Avenue in Fairmont in March 2019, killing Cheryl Willis.
Christopher Keldo is charged with first degree murder. He is accused of fatally shooting Justin Hughes in April 2019.
You can read a list of indictments here.