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Man Shot and Killed in Nicholas County, Suspect Arrested

MT. NEBO, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man from Nicholas County is behind bars, charged with murder.

According to the West Virginia State Police, Richard White, 41, of Mt. Nebo, was arrested Wednesday night.

State Police tell WSAZ.com White got into an altercation at Harvey Hersman's house along State Route 41 in Mt. Nebo, and then later shot and killed him.

The alleged crime happened around 10:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Hersman was pronounced dead at the scene. He was 57 years old and from Mt. Nebo.

State Police say they found White at his house around 3:00 a.m. Thursday and charged him in the death of Hersman.

Investigators say other people were at the house during the fight and there are other charges pending in the case.

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