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The Star, Ravenswood, WV, 1/29/94

Friday, April 1, 1994

Mike Martin of Copper Fork, West Virginia, grabbed his .30-30 and went to investigate after noticing suspicious activity early one morning at the home of a neighbor who had been killed in an accident several weeks earlier. Martin found several men removing items from the house. He got the drop on two and held them for police, who also caught two more suspects.

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