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Three People Have Been Indicted For A Cold Case Murder In Fayette County

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FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Three people have been charged in connection to a cold case murder of two people that happened back in 2016.

A grand jury returned indictments on Charles E. Gill and Brian S. Willis for the 2016 murder of Steven Skaggs and Stephanie Watters and arson of their home on Willis Branch Road in Victor.  The Grand Jury found that Gill and Willis conspired with Everett E. Gill to commit these crimes.

Steven Skaggs and Stephanie Watters were murdered in their home in the Victor area of Fayette County on or around November 6, 2016. Their residence was then burned in an apparent attempt to conceal this crime. This double murder is believed to be drug-related, according to West Virginia State Police.

Stay with WOAY for further updates on this developing story. 



Tyler Barker

Tyler Barker is currently the Interim News Director and Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. I was promoted to this job in Mid-November. I still will fill in on weather from time to time. Follow me on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email me at tbarker@woay.com


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