Grand jury returns 67 indictments, including man charged in fatal drug related robbery in July 2017

West Virginia

A grand jury returned 67 indictments on Wednesday including one case that we have been following, a man accused of a fatal drug related robbery back in July of 2017. 

32-year-old Marcus Benn, of no fixed address was charged with murder, person prohibited from possession of a firearm and six counts of malicious assault.

Police say Benn shot and killed 31-year-old Kristin Pennix at his home on the 200-block of Frederick street in Martinsburg during a drug-related robbery. 

“The defendant is accused of committing a murder during a deal,” said Catie Wilkes Delligatti, Berkeley County Prosecuting Attorney.

Delligatti says she anticipates arraignments to be scheduled within the next two weeks. 

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