Jury recommends no mercy in Joshua Drennen case
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – A jury on Tuesday recommended no mercy for a man convicted of murder and assaulting a police officer, among many other charges.
Joshua Drennen was convicted Monday in Kanawha County.
In February of last year, Drennen killed a 77-year-old woman inside her home in Charleston. He also attacked a police officer with an antique metal iron, carjacked someone in a drug store parking lot and then attempted to carjack another person -- when he crashed the first stolen car.
Drennen’s attorney argued his client was mentally incapacitated at the time, but a jury felt otherwise.
Drennen is set to be sentenced in June.
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