Man Accused of Shooting and Killing his Elderly Father

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

CIRCLEVILLE, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man has been arrested and charged with the murder of his elderly father.

West Virginia State Police have charged John William Smith, 54, with first degree murder.

Troopers say they responded to a shooting at a home on Pike Gap Road in Circleville, Saturday.

When they arrived on scene, troopers say they found John Conway Smith, 83, dead from a gunshot wound.

His son, John Conway Smith, was arrested at the crime scene and is now in the Potomac Highlands Regional Jail.

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