Man charged in connection with Stanaford shooting


STANAFORD, WV (WOAY) – A Raleigh County man has been charged following an investigation into a shooting in late May.

Stephen Neal was charged with murder, kidnapping and use of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

It is related to the shooting of Chad Minor on Hoist Road in Stanaford on May 24.

Neal was identified at the time as the resident of the home where the incident occurred. He was not charged immediately after the incident and investigators said he was cooperating with deputies.

Neal is being held at the Southern Regional Jail. We will continue to monitor this story and update you as we learn more.

Micah Leith

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