Mingo County Reputation Tainted by Recent Corruption

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Recent federal charges in Mingo County have county residents hoping — and maybe believing — that decades of political corruption could come to an end.

In the past few weeks, the county’s only circuit judge and a county commissioner have agreed to plead guilty to federal charges. The latest charge against the judge includes allegations that the county’s prosecuting attorney and the former sheriff, who was shot to death in April, conspired to stop a federal investigation into the sheriff.



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