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Pair plead guilty in 2013 Princeton slaying

Steven McDonald Steven McDonald
Latasha Kanode Latasha Kanode

PRINCETON (WVVA) - A Mercer County man and woman have pleaded guilty to multiple charges in connection with a 2013 Princeton murder.

Latasha Kanode and Steven McDonald each pleaded guilty to charges of first-degree murder, first-degree robbery, attempted murder and conspiracy in connection with a July 2013 incident in which Sherry Matthews was shot dead at her Princeton home.

Investigators said Kanode and McDonald robbed Matthews, fatally shot her, then shot and wounded Edward Thomas, who was also at the home.

The two appeared in separate hearings before Judge Derek Swope in Mercer County Circuit Court Wednesday.

Sentencing for both is scheduled for late March.

View's initial report on this case

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