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A federal prisoner is arraigned for a 2012 Mercer Co. murder

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Deantre Scaife is charged with the August 2012 shooting death of Derek Tabor. Scaife was arraigned on Monday in Mercer County. Deantre Scaife is charged with the August 2012 shooting death of Derek Tabor. Scaife was arraigned on Monday in Mercer County.
Derek Tabor, 23, killed during shooting in Bluefield, WV on August 20, 2012. Derek Tabor, 23, killed during shooting in Bluefield, WV on August 20, 2012.
MERCER COUNTY (WVVA)  A federal inmate is arraigned in Mercer County on a first degree murder charge.

Deantre Scaife was indicted in October for the August 20, 2012 shooting death of Derek Tabor, 23, of Montcalm. Scaife was extradited to Mercer County. He was serving time in a federal prison in Alabama on drug charges.

Derek Tabor was shot outside a home on Fourth Street in Bluefield, WV. A friend took him to the police department. He later died at Bluefield Regional Medical Center.

David Reasby of Bluefield, WV was convicted of voluntary manslaughter in August 2013. Another man, Mitchell Antonio Watts, was originally charged with the murder of Derek Tabor but that case was dismissed.

READ PREVIOUS ARTICLES ON THE MURDER OF DEREK TABOR

www.wvva.com/story/24011168/2013/11/19/mercer-co-man-sentenced-in-2012-shooting-death

www.wvva.com/story/23284055/2013/08/28/trial-continues-for-man-charged-in

www.wvva.com/story/20657890/2013/01/23/judge-denies-bond-for-man-charged-in-bluefield-murder

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