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UPDATE: Suspect identified in Beckley murder probe

Desean Farley Desean Farley

BECKLEY (WVVA) - Police name their suspect in a murder investigation in Beckley.

The incident happened on Saturday, July 12, at the Willbrian Apartment complex in Beckley.

Right now, police say the search is on for Desean Farley. He's a 24-year old black male wanted for the first-degree murder of Chester Hayes.

According to police, he's believed to be around 5’9” and weighing in at 190 pounds.


BECKLEY (WVVA) - Authorities in Raleigh County are currently investigating a murder at a Beckley apartment complex.

Police say one person was shot dead at the Willbrian Apartment Complex on Saturday, around 10 p.m.

No arrest has been made.

No further details are available at this time. WVVA will have more details throughout the day and on WVVA News at Noon.

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