Widow of slain Mingo County sheriff appointed as interim sheriff
The Mingo County Commission has appointed Rosie Crum, widow of Sheriff Eugene Crum, as interim sheriff until 2014.
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Crum was shot and killed on April 3. According to police, Crum was eating lunch when a car pulled up next to his vehicle. Police believe the suspect Tennis Melvin Maynard, 37, shot Crum four times before leading police on a short chase.
The chase ended when Maynard exited the vehicle with a weapon and was shot multiple times by police. Maynard is expected to live and will face charges for attempted murder of a police officer.
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