Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Dead Twins Scam Revealed
A reported false pregnancy with twins has landed a 28-year-old Rogersville man in jail. Irvin Henry Murrell, III was charged along with his wife, 27 year old Courtney LaDawn Murrell. They are accused of claiming the twin pregnancy and then the death of the babies to scam donations for funeral expenses from co-workers and an acquaintance. Money was collected from fellow employees at Barrette Manufacturing and he allegedly took bereavement time from work. The couple actually showed ultrasounds and pictures of dead babies in working their scam. Trey Murrell remains in Hawkins County Jail in Rogersville. His wife is free on a $15,000 bond.(CS)

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

  • Sullivan Schools Chief Says Community Remains but New Schools Make Financial Sense
  • Lawmakers say Coal Downturn to Blame for Norfolk Southern Pulling Out of Roanoke
  • UPDATE: Clintwood Man Killed in Monday Crash in Dickenson County
  • Former Nurse Indicted for Stealing Meds from Indian Path
  • School Consolidation Likely in Sullivan County
  • Five of the "Sullivan Six" Return to Work at the Highway Dept.
  • County Mayor Says Agreement Prohibit Naming Company That Gets $1 Million
  • State Police Report Fatal Car Crash in Dickenson County Near Ervinton
  • Police Report Tazewell County, VA School Bus Driver Arrested for DUI
  • Attempted Murder Trial in Russell County Moved to April
  • Juvenile Arrested in Rash of Tire Slashings in Gray Community
  • Chafin is Co-Patron of Bills to Help People Get Jobs and Freeze College Costs
  • Andis Enters Race for Washington County, Virginia Sheriff



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