West Virginia

State Police searching for suspect who allegedly murdered man in Bunker Hill

They said Joshua Newill is still on the run

BUNKER HILL, W.Va. - Police are looking for a suspect who allegedly murdered a man in Berkeley County.

West Virginia State Police said just before noon Friday, Joshua Newill entered a residence on Manicure Lane off of Specks Run Road in Bunker Hill and shot Claude Triplett.

State Police said Triplett was transported to Winchester Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. 

Police are still looking for Newill. He is described as a 5' 8" white male, weighs about 200 pounds and has green eyes. 

If you have any information, you are encouraged to call the West Virginia State Police at (304) 746-2100. 


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