UPDATE: Berkeley County Sheriff arrests suspect in Harpers Ferry man’s murder


UPDATE: INWOOD, W.Va. (WDVM)– The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a suspect in the death of a Harpers Ferry man early Sunday morning.

Police have arrested 40-year-old Donnyel Simmons and charged with him the murder of 25-year-old Ryan Lynch. According to Sheriff Curtis Keller, their investigation reveals that a party took place Saturday night at 2178 Henshaw Road. Police are still investigating further details but do know both men left the party and returned early Sunday morning, and within a period time, they responded to shots fired at 6:06 a.m. Sheriff Keller says they are still unsure of an exact motive.

The investigation is still ongoing with the assistance of Winchester Police Department, West Virginia State Police and Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department.


NOTE: This story has been updated. View the latest update here.

INWOOD, W.Va. (WDVM) — The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred early this morning that resulted in the death of a Harpers Ferry man.

Police responded to 2178 Henshaw Road in Inwood around 6:06 a.m. to reports of a 25-year-old man being shot one or two times.

Police have arrested a 40-year old suspect from Martinsburg and charged them with first degree murder.

Berkeley county sheriff Curtis Keller said the investigation is currently ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff’s department.

This story will be updated.

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