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Brooke County murder under investigation; man charged

WELLSBURG, W.Va. — A man is being held without bail in the Northern Regional Jail after being arrested on a murder charge Saturday.

Jeffery White (WVRJA)

Wellsburg police have charged Jeffery White, 27, with first-degree murder.

White allegedly returned to the murder scene Saturday. Investigators said he was covered in blood. Police were there investigating a break-in at the residence on Charles Street in Wellsburg.

The name of the victim wasn’t immediately released.

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