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Lewis County murder suspect denied bail, indictment remains sealed

WESTON, W.Va. – The suspect accused of murder in a sealed indictment in Lewis County has been denied bail.

Benjamin Blake

Benjamin Blake, 67, was indicted following the July grand jury term, but details in the case are few.

Blake has a pretrial conference in Lewis County Circuit Court set for Sept. 29 and a trial scheduled for Oct. 17.

Blake is being held in the Central Regional Jail.

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