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4 charged in Wyoming County murder

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David Crawford was reported in late-December. David Crawford was reported in late-December.
WYOMING COUNTY (WVVA) -

Four people were arrested in connection with a murder in Wyoming County. 

According to the West Virginia State Police, the following people are facing charges:

Mr. John Toler has been charged with 1st degree murder and conspiracy to commit a felony.

Mr. Robert "Tre" Burton, III, has been charged with sexual assault 2nd degree (relationship with a 12-year-old juvenile), accessory after the fact to murder, and conspiracy to commit a felony.

Ms. Vicki Toler (18 years of age, from Turkey Dip, West Virginia) has been charged with accessory after the fact to murder and conspiracy to commit a felony.

Ms. Raesha Massey (25 years of age, from Oceana, West Virginia) has been charged with accessory after the fact to murder and conspiracy to commit a felony.

On Friday, January 8, 2016, Sergeant A. D. Palmateer, of the Jesse Detachment, received information concerning a missing person, Mr. David Crawford, who was reported missing to the Wyoming County Sheriff’s Department in late December 2015.

Sgt. Palmateer obtained evidence related to a conversation between a 12-year-old juvenile and her boyfriend, Robert “Tre” Burton, III in which they discussed the shooting of Mr. Crawford.

Through a series of interviews, Sgt. Palmateer was able to develop evidence that implicated Mr. John Toler in the shooting death of Mr. Crawford. Sgt. Palmateer also developed information during his investigation which led to the discovery of a body, at approximately 10:00pm, in the Craney area of Wyoming County. The identification of the body will be determined by the State Medical Examiner’s Office.

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