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UPDATE: Wyoming County man arrested for murder

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UPDATE: Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 7:30pm

GLEN ROGERS: A preliminary hearing was held today in the Wyoming Co. Magistrate Court for Gavin Lee Mongold who is charged with the murder of his girlfriend, Shelley Lynn Gillespie in Glen Rogers on July 17th, 2019.

After hearing testimony the magistrate found probable cause in the case and it was bound over to the Grand Jury to be presented for indictment.

Mongold is still being held in the Southern Regional Jail.

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GLEN ROGERS, WV (WOAY) – One man is in jail after he allegedly shot and killed his girlfriend in Wyoming County.

On Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at approximately 12:45 pm, deputies responded to Glen Rogers, WV to a female with a gunshot wound to the head.

Shelley Lynn Gillespie, 29, was found with a gunshot wound to the head.  Ms. Gillespie was transported from the scene by EMS and died enroute to the hospital.

The investigation led to Ms. Gillespie’s boyfriend, Gavin Lee Mongold, being charged with her Murder.

Gavin Lee Mongold was arrested by Sheriff’s Deputies on 07-18-19 for the murder of Shelley Lynn Gillespie and transported to the Southern Regional Jail to await arraignment.



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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