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Man charged in Morgan County murder

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — One man is dead and another in custody following a stabbing in Morgan County.

Gabriel Cardwell

Morgan County Sheriff K.C. Bohrer said Scott Allen Mullen, 47, was stabbed multiple times early Monday morning in the 9000 block of Winchester Grade Road.

Bohrer said when deputies arrived on the scene a large group of individuals were flagging officers down. A man in blood covered clothing was standing there and another man, later identified as Mullen, was blood covered lying on the ground. He died at the scene.

Deputies later identified Gabriel Cardwell, 21, of Martinsburg, as the suspect.  He is now charged with murder.

Cardwell is being held in the Eastern Regional Jail without bail.

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