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Murder suspects, doctor among Fayette County indictments

FAYETTEVILLE (WVVA) - Two men charged with murder, a bus driver charged with sexual abuse and a doctor accused of trading pills for sexual favors are among those indicted by the latest sitting of the Fayette County Grand Jury.

The grand jury returned a total of 102 indictments for the September sitting. Click here to view the complete list.

Matthew Paul Gravley is charged with murder in connection with the shooting death of Gary Wayne Smith at the Mountainair Mobile Home Park in Glen Jean last April.

According to a previous report, Smith died of a gunshot wound to the torso in the early-morning hours of April 3 following an apparent altercation between the victim and suspect.

William Cody has also been indicted on a murder charge. Cody was arrested in June after police say he admitted to killing 24-year-old Santanea Byers of Scarbro and disposing of her body in the Oak Hill area.

Also indicted is Dr. Oscar P. Gosien, who has been accused of providing prescription drugs to female patients in exchange for sexual favors.

Gosien faces 44 total counts of constructive delivery of a controlled substance, eight total counts of first-degree sexual abuse and one count of sexual assault.

Gosien was arrested last December after multiple complaints. In January, Gosien's Oak Hill office was closed until further notice.

In other cases, Steven Malay Sr. faces eight counts of sexual abuse by a parent, guardian, custodian or person in position of trust to a child, three counts of third-degree sexual abuse and seven counts of third-degree sexual assault.

Malay allegedly committed the sexual acts against a 14-year-old female while working as a bus driver for Fayette County Schools.

According to a criminal complaint, the victim told police that she and Malay had sexual encounters at her Oak Hill home. Police say Malay admitted to visiting the home, but denied sexual contact.

Johnnie J. Berry Jr., faces eight counts of first-degree sexual abuse, and four counts of sexual abuse by a parent, guardian, custodian or person in position of trust to a child.

Berry was arrested in June after allegedly sexually abusing a minor who was residing in his home in the Deep Water area.

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