UPDATE: Both murder suspects wanted in McDowell County murder investigation in custody

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Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 3:45 p.m UPDATE: HAVACO, WV (WVNS) — The second suspect wanted in a McDowell County murder investigation turned himself in.

McDowell County Sheriff James Muncy told 59News Kobe Brown turned himself in to the sheriff’s department on Thursday, September 23, 2021.


Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 9:15 p.m UPDATE: HAVACO, WV (WVNS) — One of the suspects in the McDowell County murder investigation turned herself in.

Raquel Adams turned herself in to authorities in Mercer County on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. Sheriff James Muncy said Kobe Brown is still wanted, and believed to be armed and dangerous.


HAVACO, WV (WVNS) — Police have released the identity of a man who was reportedly murdered on September 20, 2021.

Marcus Darcell Edwards, 33, of Welch is the victim in the incident.

Police say the State Fire Marshal’s office also was on scene during the investigation.

Stick with 59News as we provide updates on the ongoing situation.


HAVACO, WV (WVNS) — Deputies with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Department are searching for two people charged with murder.

Deputies are looking for Raquel Adams and Kobe Brown. They are wanted in connection to a murder that reportedly happened in the Havaco area on Monday, September 20, 2021.

Both Adams and Brown were last seen in the Havaco area on Sunday, September 19, 2021. Adams is 34-years-old, with black hair and brown eyes. She stands 5’04” and weighs around 150 pounds. Brown is 23-years-old with black hair and brown eyes. He is 6’01” and weighs about 168 pounds.

The McDowell County Sheriff’s Department is not releasing the victim’s name right now. If you have any information about the suspects or the alleged crime, call the McDowell County 911 Center at (304)-436-4106.

Troopers with the West Virginia State Police Welch Detachment also responded.

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