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Sunday funeral set for slain Mingo sheriff

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A funeral service for Mingo County Sheriff Eugene Crum will be held Sunday in Delbarton.

The West Virginia Sheriff's Association says in a Facebook posting that the service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Mingo Central High School. A visitation is set for 5 p.m. Saturday at the high school.

Chafin Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Crum was fatally shot in Williamson on Wednesday. The suspect, 37-year-old Tennis Melvin Maynard, was shot and wounded by a Mingo County deputy following a chase. State police say the deputy shot Maynard after he pulled a weapon.


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