WEST VIRGINIA MAN TO SERVE 30 YEARS IN PRISON FOR 2011 MURDER

On November 7, 2013, David Hiram Gilbert, 24, of War, West Virginia, pleaded guilty to one count of first degree felony murder arising from the November 23, 2011 death of Leroy Shortridge in the Watkins Branch section of Grundy, Virginia.  After accepting the plea agreement, Buchanan County Circuit Court Judge Patrick Johnson sentenced Gilbert to 60 years in a Virginia…

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