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Breaking News: Two Murder Suspects Arrested, One on the Run

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Alfred Pittman Alfred Pittman
Cornealius 'Ty' Taylor Cornealius 'Ty' Taylor
Dewayne Lane Dewayne Lane
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Update 2:

Suspects Aldred Pitman and Cornealius "Ty" Taylor are both being held in the Southern Regional Jail.

Pittman was arrested Thursday night at CAMC's Women's and Children's Hospital.

Taylor was booked into SRJ around 2 a.m Friday morning. We'll have more on his arrests throughout the day.

 

Update:

Charleston Police officials said murder suspect Alfred Pittman was arrested Thursday evening at CAMC Women and Children's Hospital. They said the hospital was shortly on lock down while the arrest was made.

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Beckley Police have released the photos of three men they believe are responsible for the murder of Shawn Rucker.

Alfred Pittman, 23, Dewayne Lane, 22, and Cornealius "Ty" Taylor, 20, were identified by investigators at a news conference at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4.  Detectives said that warrants have been issued for the arrest of all three men.

At this time police think the men were going to rob the home when the incident happened on Wednesday, Sept. 26.  Police think the men are still in the Beckley area.

If anyone has information on their location, they are asked to call the Beckley Police Department or CrimeStoppers at 304-255-STOP.