August trial scheduled in Charleston murder case

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Kanawha County circuit judge scheduled trial for Aug. 31 during an arraignment Thursday in a Charleston murder case.

Braheem Griffin

Judge Jennifer Bailey arraigned Braheem Jamal Griffin, 26, of Charleston, following his recent indictment in the July 4, 2019 shooting death of 19-year-old Tre’Quan Gibson of Charleston.

Griffin pleaded not guilty during the brief hearing and the trial date was scheduled. He remains in the South Central Regional Jail.

Charleston police issued an arrest warrant for Griffin two days after Gibson was killed. Gibson’s body was found on the ground in front of the 2nd Avenue Community Center on the city’s West Side.

Griffin was arrested by U.S. Marshals in Philadelphia in November.





More News

News
Kanawha County fake school shooter call lasted more than 2 minutes
Multiple threats in multiple counties about school shootings sent law enforcement into full response and parents into full panic. None of the reports turned out to be accurate.
December 7, 2022 - 10:18 pm
News
Outspoken critics of Amendment 2 publicly recognize efforts, look to the future
Kanawha County Commission President Kent Carper attends Monongalia County Commission meeting.
December 7, 2022 - 10:01 pm
News
Jury to continue deliberations in quadruple murder trial Thursday
December 7, 2022 - 9:29 pm
News
81st anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack remembered at WVU
Wednesday ceremony held at the mast and bell of USS West Virginia.
December 7, 2022 - 9:13 pm