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Senate President Proposes Death Penalty For Fentanyl Wholesale Distributors

State Senate President Craig Blair, R-Berkeley, said he plans to draft legislation that calls for the death penalty after conviction for the illicit manufacturing or wholesale distribution of the illicit drug fentanyl.

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December 16, 1897 : Last Public Hanging in West Virginia

On December 16, 1897, John F. Morgan was hanged in Ripley for the murder of Chloe Greene and two of her sons. It was the last public execution in West…

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