Beckley man charged in Charleston murder arrested in Florida

OSCELOA, Florida — A Beckley man was arrested in Florida Friday in connection with a shooting death in Charleston on June 4.

Meeko Harris (CPD)

Charleston police said Meeko Harris, 23, was taken into custody in Osceloa, Fla. Police said the U.S. Marshal Service assisted with the arrest.

Harris allegedly shot and killed James Daughterty, 27, in a parking lot at the corner of Hale Street and Kanawha Boulevard in downtown Charleston.

Harris is charged with first-degree murder and wanton endangerment with a firearm.

He’ll face extradition back to West Virginia.





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