Man sentenced to life in prison for first degree murder

Richard Booth
Richard Booth(State of West Virginia)
Published: Sep. 17, 2020 at 3:59 PM EDT
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CLARKSBURG, W.Va (WDTV) - Richard Booth was sentenced to life in prison with mercy today after pleading guilty to first degree murder.

Booth shot and killed victim Joseph Frye on Sept 5, 2019. A witness said that Booth has made threats to kill Frye in the past.

Booth will serve a life sentence, but will be eligible for parole in 15 years when he will be 81-years-old.

Booth is currently being held at North Central Regional Jail.

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