Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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September 13, 2013

Tazewell County man indicted on a charge of first-degree murder

TAZEWELL, Va. — The Tazewell County grand jury has indicted a local man in connection with the November 2012 murder of a Cedar Bluff, Va. man.

Willard Rell Cook, 35, of Cedar Bluff, was indicted on a charge of first-degree murder. Cook was arrested after the Nov. 29, 2012 death of Timothy Wade Mitchell Sr., 54, also of Cedar Bluff.

Commonweatlh’s Attorney Dennis Lee said at the time of Cook’s arrest that Mitchell’s death may have been caused by an apparent head trauma.


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