Suspect pleads guilty to 1st degree murder in Cabell County


HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK) – A man has pleaded guilty to the murder of Chris Carter of Barboursville this morning.

Tyerus Hayes pleaded guilty to 1st degree murder for the 2013 shooting death of Carter. 

He shot and killed Carter in January 2013 in the Barboursville area.

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Hayes waived a trial by jury.

Cabell County Circuit Court Judge Alfred Ferguson sentenced him to life with possibility of parole after serving 15 years. 

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