Woman convicted of murder in 2014 shooting

Nasstashia S. Powell

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – A Berkeley County Jury found 29-year-old Nasstashia Powell, aka Nasstashia Van Camp, guilty of second degree murder in the shooting death of 22-year-old Taylor Hawkridge.

Powell had been accused of being involved in the shooting that took place outside of Hawkridge’s Martinsburg-area townhome in the early morning hours of June 28, 2014.

Powell’s trial had been rescheduled numerous times since she was first indicted by a grand jury in May 2015.

The Berkeley County Prosecuting Attorney’s office told WV MetroNews affiliate WEPM that Powell faces 10 to 40 years on the conviction.

She is set to be sentenced January 8, 2018.


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