Identities released of 2 people killed in Taylor Co. shooting

Published: Apr. 8, 2019 at 4:03 PM EDT
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UPDATE 4/8/19 6:15PM

The identities of two people killed in a Boothsville shooting have been identified.

Officials say 58-year-old Kenneth Cottrell was found dead at a home at Spring Hill Acres. 41-year-old Angela Bittinger was flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital, where she later passed away.

A third person was in the home when officers arrived. Officers say that person was not harmed.

West Virginia State Police say an active death investigation is still underway.

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Two people are dead after a shooting at a home in Boothsville.

According to Taylor County Sheriff Terry Austin, a man was found dead and a woman passed away after being flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital.

Austin says a third person was in the home at Spring Hill Acres and was unharmed.

A suspect has not been named at this time.

The identities of the victims have not been released.

West Virginia State Police are investigating.

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