Homeless Man Attacked and Thrown Into Kanawha River


Police say a homeless man attacked another homeless man with a machete then stomped on his head and threw him into the Kanawha River.
According to the Charleston Gazette-Mail, Brian Thompson, 23, of Charleston is charged with attempted murder and malicious wounding in the death of Brandon Robinson who was just 19 years old.
Robinson is believed to be dead but police have not yet located his body.
Thompson was placed in South Central Regional Jail on Sunday afternoon awaiting arraignment.



Rachel Ayers

Rachel Ayers started as a multi-media journalist at WOAY in October of 2015. She then moved to evening anchor in September of 2016. Read More

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