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April 4th, 2013
06:50 AM ET

WV sheriff shooting suspect in custody while investigators try to determine motive – Susan Candiotti reports

FROM CNN WIRES:

CNN) - A man suspected of killing a West Virginia sheriff remained hospitalized early Thursday, with officials describing his condition as "touch and go."

Tennis Melvin Maynard, 37, is accused of shooting Mingo County Sheriff Walter E. "Eugene" Crum as the lawman was eating lunch just blocks away from a courthouse Wednesday. The suspect parked his car close to Crum's department vehicle, walked up to the vehicle and shot through the window, according to a state official briefed on the investigation

This morning on "Early Start," Susan Candiotti has the latest on the investigation into the motive behind the shooting death of West Virginia Sheriff Walter Crum.

READ MORE: Condition of suspect in West Virginia sheriff slaying 'touch and go'


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