Ohio man sentenced in Mingo County murder case

Anthony Arriaga

MINGO COUNTY, W. Va. (WVNS) — A 22-year-old Ohio man was sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday, December 19 for his role in the murder of a former coal executive in West Virginia. 

Anthony Arriaga was found guilty of first-degree murder, first-degree robbery and two counts of conspiracy after the fatal shooting of former coal executive Ben Hatfield. That shooting happened in 2016 in Mingo County. 

Arriaga  was sentenced to life with the possibility of parole after 15 years.

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