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ARMED AND DANGEROUS: Beckley Police search for suspect in murder investigation

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WANTED: Desean Farley is a suspect in a murder that happened at Willbrian Apartments in Beckley, WV WANTED: Desean Farley is a suspect in a murder that happened at Willbrian Apartments in Beckley, WV
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UPDATE:

There were new developments on Friday, July 18 in a murder investigation out of Beckley, WV.  An arrest warrant has been issued for Desean Farley, 22, who is believed to be the man who shot and killed a person at Willbrian Apartments on Saturday, July 12, 2014.

Farley is considered to be armed and dangerous.  Investigators said that he may be carrying a handgun.  Anyone with information on his location is asked to contact Detective W.G. Pannell immediately.  If you see him, police are advising that you do not approach.

Farley is 5-feet 9-inches tall and 190-pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes and also has multiple tattoos on his chest and arms.  Farley's last known address was 308 Burgess St. and police said that he visits the Willbrian Apartments and homes on Ewart Avenue in Beckley frequently.

 


The Beckley Police Department is investigating a weekend homicide.

The incident allegedly happened around 10 p.m. Saturday night at The Willbrian apartments in Beckley on 510 Ewart Avenue.

Beckley Police Detectives said one person was shot and killed during the incident and so far no arrests have been made.

Detectives said they do have a suspect in mind, but they still need to interview more witnesses and check autopsy reports before any arrests will be made.

Right now it's not clear what the motive for the shooting was, or if the two people knew each other.

The victim's name is not being released at this time.