UPDATE: 17-year-old suspect pleads guilty to killing man in Clarksburg

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WDTV) -- UPDATE 4/15/19 3:00PM
A 17-year-old accused in the shooting death of a man last year pleaded guilty.

Officials say Memphis Murphy pleaded guilty to felony voluntary manslaughter Monday.

Murphy shot and killed 20-year-old Chase Oliver in the Glen Elk section of Clarksburg in February of 2018. In April 2018, it was decided that he would be tried as an adult.

Murphy's sentencing is set for May 3rd.

ORIGINAL STORY 4/26/18 12:35PM
A 16-year-old accused in the February shooting death of a man in the Glen Elk section of Clarksburg will be tried as an adult.

Memphis Paul Murphy is charged with the murder of Chase Oliver, 20, on February 8.

The suspect initially appeared before a magistrate as a juvenile offender.

Oliver died from his injuries a week after the shooting.