Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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June 19, 2014

McDowell County magistrate indicted on charge of altering a public record

WELCH — An indictments list issued Thursday by the McDowell County Grand Jury included the name of a local magistrate.

Magistrate Steve L. Cox has been indicted on two counts of alteration of a public record by officer, according to an indictments list released by Circuit Court Judge Rudolph J. Murensky II.

An administrative order by the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia dated June 18 in the case of Kevin B. Wade Vs. Steve L. Cox, Magistrate of McDowell County, calls for Judge Omar Aboulhosn of the Ninth Judicial Circuit, and Senior Status Judges John L. Cummings and Charles M. Vickers to convene on July 21 in McDowell County Circuit Court to hear the case.


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