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Buchanan County woman sentenced for role in robbery/murder

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GRUNDY (WVVA) - A Buchanan County woman will spend 10 years in prison after being found guilty of conspiracy to commit robbery.

Prosecutors say Laura Click and her boyfriend David Gilbert conspired to hold up Leroy Shortridge, a relative of Click.

During the attempted robbery, prosecutors say Gilbert hit Shortridge in the head and killed him.

Due to Click's assistance with the investigation, Gilbert was charged and convicted of murder.

Gilbert was sentenced to 30 years in prison.

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