BIRCH RIVER, W.Va. – A murder suspect is in custody in Nicholas County.
On Tuesday, deputies with the Nicholas County Sheriff’s Department arrested Kristopher James Love, 26, of Birch River, who is charged with the murder of James Lewis Frame, 39, also of Birch River.
According to investigators, the two were involved in a fight around 12 a.m. Tuesday on Powells Creek Road in Birch River.
When deputies arrived at the fight scene, Frame was found unresponsive on the ground. He was later pronounced dead at Summersville Regional Medical Center.
Two people were also charged Tuesday as accessories after the murder. They are Michelle Stull, 30, of Summersville, and Michael Shane Wood, 24, of Birch River.
All three were arraigned Tuesday and taken to the Central Regional Jail.
Investigators said additional arrests were possible.