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BREAKING: Man dies from stabbing in Oak Hill

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OAK HILL, WV -

(News Release)  At approximately 4:00 pm on Saturday, June 27, 2015 notification was received through the Fayette County 911 Center of a reported stabbing at a residence at 57 Bolen Lane in the Harlem Heights area of Oak Hill. Upon arrival at the scene Deputies found a white male who had suffered an apparent stab wound to the abdomen. This individual was transported to Plateau Medical Center in Oak Hill where he subsequently died.

The suspect went to the Oak Hill Police Department immediately following this incident and turned himself in. He is currently in custody and is being processed at this time. 

The victim has been identified as Waylon Randall Scarbrough, age 36, of Oak Hill. The suspect has been identified as Brandon D. Shepard, age 26, of Oak Hill. Shepard is current charged with murder and will be remanded to the Southern Regional Jail pending his arraignment before a Fayette County Circuit Judge.

This incident remains under investigation by the Detective Bureau of the Fayette County Sheriff's Office. No further details are available at this time.

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