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AN INVESTIGATION INTO MURDER IN LINN WV AFTER FIVE YEARS OF DOING NOTHING?

That is the question!

Early on, at least one Cottrill family member was involved in filing a complaint with the Gilmer County Sheriffs office because of suspicion of the fact that Willard Cottrill of Linn, WV was murdered! RUTH MITCHELL FILED HER FIRST COMPLAINT IN OCTOBER OF 2010!  So, she wanted to make sure the Deputy assigned to investigate the murder had all his facts correct, so Mitchell filed another official murder complaint in November of 2014 over four years later, and her story never wavered from the first time she told it.

NOW, after the February 5th, 2016 Resolution of the Cottrill Estate the biggest news to hit Glenville, West Virginia since the MURDER of Fred Hill ..will the Gilmer County Sheriff’s office finally get busy finding out the truth about HOW Willard Cottrill died? And HOW all his money was stolen from him before they killed him?

YES, there is plenty of motive for murder!! Hear it for yourself the way Deputy Wheeler heard it from Ruth Mitchell the second time, and you will read about it as it actually happened up in Linn, WV down in Gilmer County!

By Editor Edison – CalPatty Press Editor for Revenge of the Ghost Wolf

— November 18th 2014 — A  MURDER COMPLAINT was made by Ruth Mitchell and taken by Deputy Wheeler of the Gilmer County Sheriff’s office –

Deputy Mike Wheeler arrived at the home of Ruth Mitchell where the Cottrill Estate is located in LINN, WV November 18th 2014. Deputy Wheeler of the Gilmer County Sheriff’s office was there for the specific purpose of taking a written record of an eye witness account to murder —  And an official complaint filed by Ruth Mitchell, long-time live-in companion to Willard Cottrill. This police report made about Willard’s alleged wrongful death or murder was a complaint being taken and filed four years and one month after the alleged crime occurred. 

What makes this event meaningful is the fact that during the conversation had that day between Mitchell and Deputy Wheeler it became evident that Wheeler had never questioned anyone into the alleged wrongful death of Willard Cottrill… ever and admits this at the end of the interview.

Sheriff Gerwig and Gilmer County Prosecutor Gerry Hough were obviously LYING while answering FOIA requests from reporters with a statement saying the case was still under investigation, when, in reality, this meeting between Wheeler and Mitchell reveals there was NO INVESTIGATION of the murder of Willard Cottrill evident by the words spoken on 18 November by Deputy Wheeler himself during the time that Deputy Wheeler took the official complaint. while he was officially there because he was named head of the murder investigation.

This is an actual screen shot of the Willard Cottrill final accounting -- only a select few have seen the final accounting presented to the Gilmer County Commission, but what this reporter was told is that this final accounting may just well set a record for Gilmer County Estate discrepancies, and further, may well prove that crimes have been committed by the executor Mike Murphy who judging from phone interviews has not one clue as to what an executor of an estate really does. To say Mike Murphy, husband to Venita Cottrill is anything less than a babbling BABOON when discussing the Cottrill Estate is and understatement, and how alleged professionals in the Gilmer County Commission and their appointee's has put up with his nonsense if far beyond me, and I am the guy that brought the AJ WOOFTER estate debacle to the press. I have to say, this accounting may even be worse that what the father and uncle of the infamous Butcher Bitches pulled back in 06 and 07.

“This is an actual screen shot of the Willard Cottrill final accounting — only a select few have seen the final accounting presented to the Gilmer County Commission, but what this reporter was told is that this final accounting may just well set a record for Gilmer County Estate discrepancies, and further, may well prove that crimes have been committed by the executor Mike Murphy who judging from phone interviews has not one clue as to what an executor of an estate really does. To say Mike Murphy, husband to Venita Cottrill is anything less than a babbling BABOON when discussing the Cottrill Estate is an understatement, and how alleged professionals in the Gilmer County Commission and their appointee’s have put up with his nonsense is far beyond me, and I am the guy that brought the AJ WOOFTER estate debacle to the press. I have to say, this accounting may even be worse than what the father and uncle of the infamous Butcher Bitches pulled back in 06 and 07”  Statement by President of the Council of Concerned Citizens.

The barking of little dogs owned by Ruth Mitchell greeted Gilmer County Sheriff’s Deputy Mike Wheeler, as he entered the porch area and walked into the former home of Willard Cottrill.

Many people, after hearing the testimony of Ruth Mitchell believe that Willard Cottrill was killed with drugs by members of his own family.

Evidence exists that shows that a substantial amount of money was withdrawn from his account, twenty days before he was pronounced dead on October the 20th 2010.

Gilmer County Sheriff Deputy Wheeler entered the home of Ruth Mitchell amid barking dogs and what seemed at the time to be a Chihuahua free for all — And was led inside to where Ruth Mitchell had some paperwork stored and Mitchell immediately began explaining the medical paperwork, and preceded to discuss the last hours of Willard Cottrill — and then named the names of all the  people that were present for Willard’s last hours.

A point was made by Mitchell that described a situation that identified the hospice nurse as Debbie as being present during the last hours. No last name was given, just the name of DEBBIE.

“Venita and Freda and the Hospice woman were here and it was the ONLY TIME that the hospice woman was here in this house.” “She sat there with a big book and unfolded it and drew pictures!”  Venita ask her,  “Can you show us how to use this morphine?” The hospice nurse said, “No, I am not authorized to do so…”

“Venita and Freda took a saucer and took 2 xanax and some oxycodone and smashed it up real fine, and put it in a teaspoon and then put in some chocolate pudding – and then Freda Cottrill held Willard’s head still while Venita forced the smashed up drugs  in Willard Cottrill’s mouth. Then Venita took a syringe and would force morphine in either side of Willard’s mouth!”

“Willard kept rolling his head back and forth… Freda, looked at Venita when I started out on the Porch, not being able to take much more,” and Venita said, “Where are you going?” I said, “I am going out on the Porch.”

“Like HELL you are,  get back over here and sit down,” Venita ordered Vehemently.

“I sat there and tried to talk to the hospice nurse. She refused to talk to me.”

Deputy Wheeler who had been recording this statement in an official murder complaint finally asks, “Do you remember the nurse’s name?”  Mitchell replied, “The only thing I know is her first name is Debbie.”

“What is the date today?” asks Deputy Wheeler.  “The 18th” replied Ruth Mitchell.

“MIKE, they actually murdered him,” Mitchell states in the most sincere manner.

“The address is 1200 Little Ellis,   Linn WV,” asks Deputy Wheeler.

“He then proceeds to ask Ruth Mitchell, “Their name is Cottrill isn’t it?”

Wheeler was making reference to Venita and Mark Cottrill, “For some reason I thought their name was Marks …” stated Deputy Wheeler of the Gilmer County Sheriff’s office.

“You said Melvin and Venita were trying earlier to force him to go to a dentists appointment?”  Wheeler asks, verifying information Ruth Mitchell had  given him  early among the hail of barks  from several little  dogs  wanting  to know why a big tall Deputy Sheriff  in  a black  uniform is  doing in their house.

“Yes, that’s right,” was the retort by Mitchell.

Wheeler asks, “They came back after the dentists appointment which was Melvin Cottrill’s birthday?”    “Yes, it was Melvin’s Birthday, the 19th,” said Ruth.

“She said it was a SHAME you can’t have any?”  Deputy Wheeler asked while making reference to a statement Venita Cottrill made when referring to eating some birthday cake of Willard’s brother Melvin.  Mitchell had given that testimony during the first few minutes of the visit by Deputy Wheeler while taking a formal complaint of murder in Linn, West Virginia on that 18th of November 2014.

From the left is Alan Cottrill son to Willard Cottrill shown in this photo in the middle. Mark Cottrill who was instrumental in making a questionable land deal with Richard Neal on the right and down below representing the DEVIL HIMSELF is sister Morphine Venita Cottrill Murphy who actually administered the drugs and deadly morphine to Willard Cottrill according to an eye witness account of the alleged wrongful death of Willard Cottrill.

From the left is Alan Cottrill son to Willard Cottrill shown in this photo in the middle. Mark Cottrill who was instrumental in making a questionable land deal with Richard Neal is on the right and down below representing the DEVIL HIMSELF is sister Morphine Venita Cottrill Murphy who actually administered the drugs and deadly morphine to Willard Cottrill according to an eye witness account of the alleged wrongful death of Willard Cottrill.

During this interview, and subsequent murder complaint, it was determined that Willard Cottrill was murdered with drugs the day after his brother Melvin’s birthday — And Willard was actually denied a piece of Birthday cake that day by Venita Cottrill the daughter that gave Willard Cottrill Morphine and forced xanax and oxycodone down his mouth.

Just then the Sheriff’s dispatcher broke in on the radio and Deputy Wheeler responded.

There was some further discussion about a deer head that Willard wanted his oldest daughter to have, but Venita Cottrill-Murphy protested.  Ruth Mitchell then explained that Willard Cottrill had told his daughter Venita, (referred to in earlier articles as SISTER MORPHINE) to get a pad and some paper and write down who got what as a late addition to his prepared will. Willard made it a point to mention that the big Deer Head was to go to Marlea Cottrill, and that was when Venita, for some odd reason tossed a fit right then and there in front of GOD and everyone.

“Marlea Marlea Marlea, everything goes to Marlea,” was the statement Venita made that Deputy Wheeler wrote down about the discussion regarding Deer Heads — When Venita was told that Marlea was promised the Deer Head, her dad’s biggest trophy, a LONG TIME AGO, THAT was when she reacted badly and caused a commotion.

Willard ask for a pain pill for back pain during that discussion according to the police complaint documented that day by Deputy Mike Wheeler of the Gilmer County Sheriff’s office.

Deputy Wheeler shown in this photo after FOUR YEARS is finally getting around to taking a complaint from Ruth Mitchell involving the death of Willard Cottrill with Morphine obtained from Dr Hilary Miller in Glenville. In her hearing at the DO board Doctor Miller lied like a bitch and said, that, Venita Murphy Cottrill was Willards sister not his daughter. She also said he was under hospice care, but NO DOCUMENTS EXIST that said Willard Cottrill was under hospice care and he was not. If you read all the articles about the Cottrill estate on Revenge of the Ghost Wolf you can see all the documents and facts for yourself. Laws have been broken, but in Gilmer County that doesn't mean a god damn thing.

Deputy Wheeler shown in this photo after FOUR YEARS is finally getting around to taking a complaint from Ruth Mitchell involving the death of Willard Cottrill with Morphine obtained from Dr Hilary Miller in Glenville. In her hearing at the DO board Doctor Miller lied like a bitch and said, that, Venita Murphy Cottrill was Willards sister not his daughter. She also said he was under hospice care, but NO DOCUMENTS EXIST that said Willard Cottrill was under hospice care and he was not. If you read all the articles about the Cottrill estate on Revenge of the Ghost Wolf you can see all the documents and facts for yourself. Laws have been broken, but in Gilmer County that doesn’t mean a god damn thing.

It was further  established  during this taking of a murder complaint that  Melvin Cottrill had his birthday on the 19th of October,  and that  was the date that  the cake  was  being  eaten,  and that was the date that Melvin and Venita Cottrill tried  to force Willard to go to a dentist appointment, and that  it was on the  20th  of  October when Venita  picked up the MORPHINE left at the local pharmacy called in by Doctor Hilary Miller  without ever  seeing the patient Willard Cottrill. It was also that 20th of October when the Hospice Nurse only identified as Debbie  was there with Venita and Freda Cottrill.  Freda held  Willard’s head  while Venita forced the drugs into  his mouth, “Don’t worry DADDY we are going to take real  good care of you” … Venita told  her  father just before  she  started  giving him the deadly morphine.

Now, at this point of the interview Deputy Wheeler got busy writing down the drugs given to Willard Cottrill and when.

“What drugs did they give him,” asked Wheeler. So Ruth Mitchell repeated it again.

“Oxycodone, 2 xanax and Morphine.” Wheeler repeats these drugs while also asking, these are the drugs mixed up on the spoon right?”

“OK, that was the first time they gave him drugs?”  Asked Wheeler.

“When did they give him drugs again…” asked Deputy Wheeler, and then Mitchell responded that they gave him doses WITH MORPHINE about every 20 minutes, and that they always gave him the morphine with the other drugs.

“About how many times?” Asked Wheeler, Wheeler was told they gave him at least 4 big doses of ten drops a piece, Wheeler broke in and asked about ten drops, “4 times so a total of about 40 drops of Morphine?”  Mitchell replied yes.

Then, Ruth Mitchell explained that after Venita Cottrill Murphy and Freda Cottrill gave Willard  Cottrill the dope with the spoon, they also later gave him more morphine in a little  syringe that you would use for kids that you can fill up with liquid, and they then squirted the toxic morphine into the mouth of Willard Cottrill with the INTENTION of killing him, said Mitchell.

“Do you know if Venita Murphy asked that hospice be involved?” Deputy Wheeler inquired.

“How about how many times did they use the syringe to push liquid into Willard’s mouth,” he also asked.

Mitchell did not know that answer to the hospice nurse questions, but said the syringe of Morphine was used about three times, at least, 20 or so minutes apart, in addition to the drugs given with Morphine in the spoon.

The investigative reporter from the Secret Seven Coalition that has been investigating the murder allegation in LINN WV noted that the account numbers from the final accounting just handed in by Linda Huff, MATCH the bribe money on the 1000 dollar stacks that came out of WIllard Cottrills BANK ACCOUNT 20 days before he was given and overdose of drugs. Gilmer County law enforcement, actually knows this fact now, but has taken no action. What does that tell us? Does that tell us that the head law man in Gilmer County may have taken a BRIBE himself, to cover up the murder allegations and THEFT from the estate? YOU take the facts and decide for yourself.

The investigative reporter from the Secret Seven Coalition that has been investigating the murder allegation in LINN WV noted that the account numbers from the final accounting just handed in by Linda Huff, MATCH the bribe money on the 1000 dollar stacks that came out of WIllard Cottrills BANK ACCOUNT 20 days before he was given an overdose of drugs. Gilmer County law enforcement, actually knows this fact now, but has taken no action. What does that tell us? Does that tell us that the head law man in Gilmer County may have taken a BRIBE himself, to cover up the murder allegations and THEFT from the estate? YOU take the facts and decide for yourself.

“Was WILLARD a terminal patient?” Asked Deputy Wheeler — “NO HE WAS NOT,” answered Ruth Mitchell.

“If he wasn’t terminal why was hospice involved?” Wheeler queried.

“Your guess is as good as mine,” responded Mitchell, but I understood that  Debbie the hospice nurse was a good friend of Freda Cottrill the wife of Melvin Cottrill who is Willard Cottrill’s brother.

“She was never here before, I never saw that hospice nurse before that night,” added  Mitchell.

“WHO ASKED FOR THE MORPHINE AND HOW DID THEY GET IT?”  Deputy Wheeler asked Ruth Mitchell emphatically.

“Venita called Dr Hilary Miller, and I don’t  know what  she said to her to get the morphine, but when I talked to Dr Miller about it, she said, that Venita lied to her, and that she asked  to talk to me, but Venita lied — And said I was not present  at the house!”

Wheeler then repeated back to Ruth Mitchell, an exact statement she made so she could sign and date  it, and he recited it,  just as the statement was given by Mitchell.

Wheeler speaks, and says, “I put down, ‘Well evidently Venita called Dr Miller and lied to her about me being there… I don’t know what they told her.’ So actually it was not exactly what Mitchell said, but close enough for Gilmer County, West Virginia.

Mitchell added that,Venita also told Willard Cottrill that he did not have long to live. He asked how long, and Venita told, him, “Not much Daddy, not much!”

Deputy Wheeler then asked Ruth Mitchell where she was when she witnessed Freda, and Venita administering the drugs that allegedly killed Willard. “Right there…”  Mitchell stated, and then pointed out exactly where she stood in plain sight of the dirty deed.

Then Deputy Wheeler asked some questions about who came to get Willard’s body and where they took him, and the answer was the local Glenville mortician came and got Willard and took him to Morgantown.

Deputy Wheeler’s radio continued to sound off from time to time while the complaint was being taken.

“WHEN DID YOU FIRST CALL THE SHERIFFS OFFICE ABOUT THE MURDER?” Wheeler asked.

“Mitchell said, “It was the NEXT DAY the  21st of October 2010, Me and Josh and Dianna Holmes and Marlea Cottrill all came down to the Sheriff’s office to report that we believed  that  Willard was murdered!”

“I wasn’t in until 4pm on the 21st, so Willard died on the 20th and you didn’t get a hold of me until the next day at 4pm,” Wheeler replied.  “Yes” was Ruth Mitchells answer.

Mitchell then brought up the slip of YELLOW PAPER with the drugs they gave Willard written down and when they were given to him.  That yellow paper was published as evidence in the  Revenge of the Ghost Wolf article, entitled, “SISTER MORPHINE ….”

That evidence was shared with federal law enforcement with the note that Gerald B Hough and  the Gilmer County Sheriff’s office were ONCE AGAIN involved in criminal actions. The evidence was presented by the Council of Concerned Citizens along with other evidence that a crime had been committed in Gilmer County and knowingly covered up by local public officials. So far, federal authorities, have only received the evidence, but taken no action.

“Did they have Power of Attorney,” asked Deputy Wheeler. Mitchell answered NO, because Mike Murphy, husband to Venita Murphy was not made executor of the  estate until after Willard Cottrill was dead. That  document was dated for November of 2010 and  was published by the  Council of Concerned Citizens in the Gilmer Free Press and it was signed and dated by BM, Beverly Marks, the then Clerk  of the  Gilmer County  Commission.

“Mike, those people took all of Willard’s money out of his bank account on October 1st, long before Willard died, because when he  went  in  the hospital they thought  he was going  to die, but he  got better, and came home, they had to kill him, because if Willard would have found out that they stole all of his money out of his account he would have  shot every one of  them dead, so they felt they had to kill him!”

Deputy Mike Wheeler, given a motive for murder listened to that statement by Ruth Mitchell, but made no response. However, later in the interview and while taking the murder complaint, Wheeler stated the bank had to  have a record of that, but in four years Wheeler who has asked no questions of anyone.  Wheeler being the Chief investigator has not  interviewed one person, or ask one question about  the murder until four years later on the 18th of November, 4 years and 28 days after the death of Willard Cottrill. The Gilmer County Sheriff’s office thought maybe they would look into those allegations now, especially since they found out there has been no accounting of the estate, until recently.

The REAL TRUTH about originally reporting the murder is…  that Deputy Wheeler on the 21st of October when 4 people went into the Sheriff’s office to report a murder decided to do a little bragging on what a big bad cop he is and HOW HE GOT HIS WIFE. 

Wheeler explained to Ruth Mitchell, Diana and Josh Holmes and Marlea Cottrill, that he planted DOPE on his wife’s husband when they were still married, he then told them, he paid for her divorce, and that is indeed how he got his wife who has since left him stating reasons of alleged alcoholism from what we all hear down at the county seat.

Mitchell brought up the subject of the LOCK BOX Willard had with thousands in cash in it.  Ruth said, some of the money was hers that Willard was keeping for her, so some of her relatives did not try to take the money from her.  Mitchell told Wheeler that Venita and Freda need to be punished.  They killed Willard and Venita made off with his LOCK BOX and CASH before his body was cold.  Wheeler then asks Ruth Mitchell if she believes Willard was murdered and she said YES!

“DUE TO THESE ALLEGATIONS ARE YOU WILLING TO TAKE A POLYGRAPH… DEPUTY WHEELER ASKED RUTH MITCHELL AND HER ANSWER WAS YES!”

Are all these answers the TRUTH according to the best of your ability? Asked Wheeler…

Yes they are, was Ruth Mitchells immediate answer.

OK, I will take this to Gerry, and go back through the records, and then the LIE was used by Wheeler that Dr Miller stated that Willard was a hospice patient.  Miller was subjected to a disciplinary hearing in Charleston, WV —  And it was stated for the record at the Hearing Board that Willard was only entered into hospice the last 24 hours of his life. So officially, Willard was allegedly on hospice care for the last 24 hours, but NO DOCUMENTS EXIST that back up that claim. So far it is only a statement made by the DO MEDICAL BOARD, and quite frankly, an obvious fabrication by medical professionals.

Knowing Glenville and Gilmer County to be a place where public officials often blatantly  break the law, it appears, that Larry Chapman and Gerry Hough are CHOOSING not sullying Dr Hillary Millers career, over prosecuting an obvious murder.  But by her own admission Miller was lied to and admits a mistake was made.

Now that the final accounting has been served up to the Gilmer County Commission by the Fiduciary Commissioner Linda Huff, professionals not originally privy to the facts of the Cottrill estate now see that there are more discrepancies involving estate money than anybody can keep track of or count. PROOF now exists that potential CRIMES were committed, but still, to the local POWER ELITE  protecting Dr Hilary Miller is a GOOD BET!! 

 Dr. Hilary D. Miller, DO is a good bet if YOU TOO need to get your hands on a family members cash and kill them very dead with MORPHINE!

You can call the office to set up an appointment.

604 W Main St, Glenville, WV 26351 (304) 462-7460

Because no public official or cop in GLENVILLE and GILMER COUNTY gives a fuck about some old dude from Linn, WV that was murdered for his money and his property. The Power Elite in  Gilmer County only care about themselves and will do all they can  to protect Hilary Miller regardless if she was an associate and accomplice in  MURDER!

What we should all do find out WHO it IS that is protecting Dr Hillary Miller and the mysterious Hospice nurse named “Debbie,” We should have MURDER in our HEART for that JUDGE that has taken it upon themselves to choose protecting Hilary Miller over doing the right thing, for they are too blame for covering up a MURDER !!

Murder in my heart for the judge that thinks Dr Hillary is above the law
I’ve got murder in my heart for the judge
Well, that mean old judge wouldn’t budge for a hospice nurse and Dr Hillary Miller who is a killer
I’ve got murder in my heart for the judge

Now he said, if you look like a man, you may have some chicken legs like Freda or Venita
I will be your friend, just give me your money honey and have a little morphine it is keen 
And cut off your hair, boy
I don’t want to see your ugly face again round here in LINN

Murder in my heart for the judge
I’ve got murder in my heart for the one that murdered my kin
Well, that mean old judge would not budge and might as well help mix morphine with fudge
I’ve got murder in my heart for the judge

 

 

By Editor Edison – CalPatty Press Editor for Revenge of the Ghost Wolf

I remember well the spring day in 2012 when I first was contacted by Marlea Cottrill, who had some tales of woe to share coming from her dealings with public figures in Gilmer County that were all too familiar to me then.  The first name that got my immediate attention was local attorney F John Oshoway, for he was someone I had personal dealing with, and I also had quite a bit of trouble and complaint regarding his performance of his job functions as an attorney. Soon, I heard the name Gerald B Hough and another court date was coming up that delt with residency of a woman who was afraid of being put out of the home she shared with her now deceased boyfriend. There had been many happy years lived up there in Linn, WV at the Cottrill Estate, that is until Willard Cottrill died from a morphine and narcotic overdose October the 20th 2010.

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Since those days, there have been countless court proceedings, and multiple meetings of the Gilmer County Commission.  YEARS of court appearances were wearing even the court employees thin on this Cottrill Debacle. Finally after years of waiting here is the COURT ORDER from GILMER COUNTY, the FINAL RESOLUTION of the Cottrill Estate! Here is PAGE TWO of two pages of actual legal content.

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Now page two makes it very clear, and the wording of this document leaves no doubts.

Page 3 is just the notary stamp of T. Jean Butcher the County Commission Clerk, so there is no need to publish that, plus other notary people have asked that I don’t publish their seal for obvious reasons that in modern days someone could get a copy and possibly use it somehow.

If you go back a couple of articles on Revenge of the Ghost Wolf you will notice the video published on the Gilmer Free Press that showed the GC Commission meeting of January 22, 2015, Larry Chapman suggests that they put invoking the $338,000 dollar bond on the AGENDA for the next meeting so the matter would be insured that the Cottrill Estate would not be pilfered further, and that a new executor could be found.  Mike Murphy asked to be replaced as executor, but he most likely will be replaced by someone the commission chooses.  ALSO this order, orders Mike Murphy and the three remaining heirs to return the money dispersed to them immediately.

READ THIS and WEEP GOATMAN, for it looks like it is time to pack things up and head on back to Lewis County!!

Richard Neal deemed the Goatman is the purchaser of the 42. 5 acres which was more than 95% of the property and shows an INTENT to commit fraud, for the fact that only 3/4 could have been sold before it was ascertained that the will had been contested by the executor and Alan Cottrill, Mark Cottrill and Venita Cottrill.  The heirs and executor will have one chance to bring grounds to why this order should not take place and barring a miracle it all goes into effect very soon.

We paid our dues all those years working hard covering this story, many of these facts the commission learned about, they first heard by reading articles in the FREE PRESS and RGW.

Gilmer County Commission Signs Willard F Cottrill Estate on Video below making the  resolution FINAL after FIVE long years!

We are all looking forward to JUSTICE FINALLY BEING DONE ONCE AND FOR ALL!!

I’ve paid my dues
Time after time
I’ve done my sentence
But committed no crime
And bad mistakes
I’ve made a few
I’ve had my share of sand
Kicked in my face
But I’ve come through
And we mean to go on and on and on and on
We are the champions – my friends
And we’ll keep on fighting
Till the end
We are the champions
We are the champions
No time for losers
‘Cause we are the champions

 

By Editor Edison – CalPatty Press Editor for Revenge of the the Ghost Wolf

The Secret Seven Coalition and the Council of Concerned Citizens have been meeting in secret and staying behind the scenes for months, as many of the legal aspects of the Willard Cottrill Estate have started to play out. Always from the beginning, there was a problem with the accounting and a problem with Mike Murphy the executor of the Willard Cottrill Estate. Now we can ALL GET A CLUE for just in the last couple of days, Mike Murphy the executor called the courthouse and requested that he resign as the executor. Seriously? After the final settlement we all waited five years for, Mike Murphy thinks he can call the Gilmer County Circuit Court Clerk Karen Elkin and request that he be able to resign even though he is the one holding the $338,000.00 bond that is the only insurance now against the misconduct and mismanagement that has been going on since day one in regard to the Cottrill Estate.

The local Concerned Citizens have always stated that laws and rules were broken right out of the gate. However, lucky thing for the bad guys in this story is the fact that Gilmer County officials don’t give a fuck about laws or rules nor do they feel they personally have to adhere to norms and mores of a normal society. Down in Crooked County(Gilmer)they make their own rules. These facts are readily apparent when you watch this following video from November of 2013. Since then, legal experts and at least one big name homicide detective have agreed with the journalists that first discovered wrongdoing while investigating the facts of the Willard Cottrill murder case by conducting interviews and reviewing pertinent documents. Please review this video below of the Gilmer County Commission back when they first start to finally uncover a few truths about the estate which include, the fact that, there had been no accounting although accounting’s are required once a year by law on pending estates, and also the fact that the fiduciary commissioner has had no contact with the Gilmer County Commission in order to close out an estate that is a couple of years over due to be settled by the time of this video in 2013.

Mike Murphy announced last Friday he wants to resign as executor of the Cottrill Estate, even though the final settlement was rejected! Did he forget he is bonded for the discrepancies and money missing, is he too stupid to know that he is legally responsible for the lack of payment on the alleged sale of the some of the estate property?

Mike Murphy (shown in photo above) announced last Friday he wants to resign as executor of the Cottrill Estate, even though the final settlement was rejected! Did he forget he is bonded for the discrepancies and money missing, is he too stupid to know that he is legally responsible for the lack of payment on the alleged sale of some of the estate property?

When  you REVIEW the VIDEO BELOW FROM NOVEMBER OF 2013 keep in mind that the Final Settlement is now done,  and it was rejected, and that rejection has led to the executor Mike Murphy appealing to the 14th district Circuit Court for an appeal of that rejection, but Gerald B Hough has not written the order that does clarify and makes final officially the decision by the Gilmer County Commission based on the discrepancies found by the fiduciary commissioner Linda Huff. We here at the RGW knew about the problems with the accounting since we have had a copy of the accounting since it first became available, when it was first filed.

SO NOW MURPHY WANTS OUT, just when the HEAT is turned up due to the final settlement being rejected, mainly for the reason the accounting was a laughable piece of JUNK!! Murphy thought the people in Glenville were all backwoods hillbillies and they would not notice all of the thousands of dollars not accounted for. If you play this below video, you may find out for yourself, the oldest daughter of Willard Cottrill, the heir CUT OUT of receiving money for the alleged sale of some 40 odd acres reveal the upcoming problems that will be found with the estate and her immediate concerns then, which remain today.  It is interesting to note that the papers given to Marlea Cottrill at the end of this video by Brian Kennedy is paper work to file and appeal a decision by the Commission, which is essentially the latest action being taken by the executor of the Cottrill Estate.

Linda Huff, since this video of Marlea Cottrill before the Gilmer County Commission was published, WAS INDEED appointed as the new fiduciary commissioner. We concerned citizens guaranteed that she would find quite a lot wrong with the paperwork, and SHE DID!  Also the fact that an accounting for the estate had never been done, ever, should not be overlooked.

Will the Gilmer County Commission be put in a situation where they have to uphold the law, against outside people from New York State that think that Gilmer County people are all a bunch of hilljack hillbillies and they could never get caught for their alleged crimes?  Only time will tell …but we have a feeling it is not going to be easy going for Mike Murphy now, it all depends on how harsh the order is due out by Gerald B Hough prosecuting attorney for Gilmer County. Gerry represents the commission, and I predict, the order he serves Murphy, is going to be something that might bring matters to court for a true accounting of the entire matter, maybe, even a situation that could lead to others being implicated in wrongdoing besides the executor Mike Murphy.

Is TIME on our side West Virginia? Will Mike Murphy the executor along with his wife Venita Cottrill who administered a lethal dose of drugs to Willard Cottrill FINALLY be made to be held responsible for their wrongful actions, as well as the actions of others involved in this theft of property, and murder? Only time will tell… is TIME on OUR SIDE?!

Update February 4th 2015 NO PAPER WORK KIND OF DEAL ********************************************

This ONE MINUTE video above recorded by the staff at the Gilmer Free Press illustrates to the world that the Willard Cottrill Estate became UNTOUCHABLE as far back as December of 2012. We at Revenge of the Ghost Wolf had heard, even earlier than that, the fact that local attorney Shelly Morris DeMarino stated, “I wouldn’t touch the Willard Cottrill Estate case with a ten foot pole!”

This video also accurately pre dates the video used in the article above in which Brian Kennedy stated that Bernie Mauser was the current fiduciary, and that they had failed to make contact with him, however, clearly it was the Law Offices Of Bernard R. Mauser that was the fiduciary back then in 2012 at time this video was shot — And after that, Linda Huff turned down the invitation to take over the Cottrill Estate. But, after Marlea Cottrill’s appearance before the Commission in November of 2013, Larry Chapman became interested enough to get Linda Huff to finally agree to take on the Cottrill Estate as a Fiduciary. The husband of Linda Huff has worked for Larry Chapman as an employee for many years, so maybe Linda thought her saying YES finally would be a good career move for her husband.

NO Circuit Court needed to be involved, nor any bullshit paperwork agreed to by Brian Kennedy Gilmer County Commissioner, all it took was Larry Chapman saying, this is what we are going to do, so therefore it all became a no paper work kind of deal…

By Editor Edison- CalPatty Press Editor for Revenge of the Ghost Wolf

We are less than two weeks into 2016 and several Cottrill Estate Issues are on the Circuit Court Docket this year. Monday January 11th Michael Murphy the executor of the Cottrill Estate had a status hearing on his appeal of the rejected final settlement involving the Cottrill Estate. The Docket number is 15C-33. There is also another docket number still on the books for Mike Murphy which is 15C-20, in which Judge Alsop took action by writing a letter to the County Commission requesting that they finish up the final accounting after five years of languishing in the courts.

In a recent GFP article, it was mentioned that Larry Chapman got Linda Huff to serve as fiduciary commissioner, so that was a very positive action, which resulted in a job well done. But, also, it is important to mention that as reported previously, Brian Kennedy really came through by doing his home work, and for being familiar with the facts of the accounting, and seemed to be the only commissioner to actually read the well written Linda Huff report on the matter, which left issues very clear and solvable. It has taken FIVE LONG YEARS to make this much progress, but for the progress we should be glad that some very important and pertinent facts came to the surface and are no longer in question.

Dave Ramezan of the Gilmer Free Press ONCE AGAIN under attack by the POWERS that BE from Glenville, WV thinking that DAVE is the one that runs REVENGE of the GHOST WOLF when everybody knows Dan Bingman President of the Council of Concerned Citizens for Central West Virginia is soley responsible for that website. Nobody said, the self appointed POWERS THAT BE couldn't sometimes be CLUELESS IDIOTS, so there, I said it!!

Dave Ramezan(above depicted in cartoon)of the Gilmer Free Press is ONCE AGAIN under attack by the POWERS that BE from Glenville, WV thinking that DAVE is the one that runs REVENGE of the GHOST WOLF when everybody knows MUSIC gets you HIGH and the President of the Council of Concerned Citizens for Central West Virginia is solely responsible for that website …AND So it GOES!
Nobody said, the self appointed POWERS THAT BE couldn’t sometimes be CLUELESS IDIOTS, so there, I said it!!

I paid the Circuit Court Clerk Karen Elkin the required fee for the documents needed to report this matter and was shocked by the accounting Mike Murphy presented. I was more concerned because what has been COMPLETELY IGNORED during this whole accounting debacle is that the Cottrill Estate has an unsolved still under investigation WRONGFUL DEATH of WILLARD COTTRILL case ongoing, in which NOTHING has been done, and NO PROGRESS has been made, and there seems to be NO INTEREST in bringing the wrongdoers to justice. This matter of the STILL – UNDER INVESTIGATION – BUT DOING NO INVESTIGATING is exactly what we need to be thinking about here in Gilmer County during the 2016 election. We need someone that can do the simple job of conducting an investigation, not make excuses that are never ending.

NOBODY in law enforcement and not even the prosecutor had even mentioned the fact that the person that allegedly administered the deadly dose of Morphine is also married to the executor of the estate! Now I ask you, don’t you think that SITUATION brings a big ole RED FLAG? But, in Gilmer County, this type of thing seems to be OK, as long as you are the type that might like to spread a little money around to the right people and then the GOOD OLE BOYS are in control and the local print media will report what they are paid to report and there will be NO INVESTIGATION and SOON PEOPLE WILL JUST FORGET …and that my friends is HOW THEY DO IT DOWN IN GILMER COUNTY.

Gilmer County is the poor sparsely populated county where public officials are quick to say, “Well I wasn’t there then….” when something goes wrong. Boy oh boy if I only had a dollar a holler for every time I heard that one. Here is a clue for ya all from someone with years and years and years of experience of hearing this statement. Usually, when you hear that statement from someone, you can BET that, the person in question most certainly was there then, and most likely guilty as sin of even your worst fears pertaining to that particular situation.

These are important things to consider while you are in Gilmer County, because for years now Gilmer County is known for making up its own rules.

All of these non-rule rules have been applied when the Cottrill Estate is considered.

After looking hard at all of these facts and studying the accounting, just days ago, I called the Cottrill Estate Executor Mike Murphy to ask him some questions about why he is making his appeal, and his answer was that he was trying to pursue getting the estate closed.

I asked him did he have a comment pertaining to the fact the final accounting was disapproved. And disapproved was the exact word I used in my query of Murphy. Mike Murphy said that the Cottrill Estate Accounting WAS approved, and that I should confirm that with Jean Butcher the Gilmer County Commission Clerk. Mike Murphy informed me that Jean Butcher had issued some order, and that the accounting had been approved.

I informed Mike Murphy that I was the reporter that had written all the Cottrill Estate articles in the GFP going back four years, and further, that when anyone wanted facts about that case, usually they asked me about it. I then asked him if he had read Linda Huffs report to the commission, and he never really answered that question, but he did structure a rather long, meaningless retort using rhetoric that made absolutely no sense. I had to laugh a little at his answer for it seemed he was still sticking to his story that nothing was wrong and that it had always been in the plans that the accounting would be approved, and in his opinion it was approved, and that it was a matter of natural, normal procedure, and that if I were to call Jean Butcher at the courthouse, and I would find that all to be true just like he said.

My interview with Mike Murphy soon ended because he was answering my questions by talking in circles using a bunch of useless words that meant nothing, which I found quite frustrating.

Soon, I had Jean Butcher on the phone. Jean Butcher flatly denied ALL statements made by Mike Murphy and reported to me, the answer I knew to be true, for I watched the video of the Gilmer County Commission meeting where the final settlement was rejected due to discrepancies of a major concern pointed out by the special fiduciary commissioner Linda Huff.

I then called Karen Elkin Gilmer County Circuit Clerk to get a copy of 15C-33 and in Mike Murphy’s own words he states the reason for his appeal to the commission was due to the “REJECTED SETTLEMENT OF THE ESTATE,” and those were in his own words. Therefore, Murphy knew he was being untruthful.

I called Mike Murphy back at his home in New York to inform him that I did as he requested that I called the County Commission Clerk, and I left a message on his machine that she DENIED his statement, adding, “She flatly denied all you said about the final accounting being approved!” However, I certainly knew at the time Murphy was making that false statement that it was indeed false, and sadly had made me doubt the man’s integrity, and ability to serve as an executor of ANY estate.

Liz Butcher on the left loving, touching, and squeezing her sister Sexy Lexy Butcher, together, they are known as the infamous BUTCHER BITCHES!! Terri Butcher, of the law firm Butcher and Butcher, the law firm that allegedly stole thousands of dollars from the AJ WOOFTER estate, but even though, it had been proven some laws were most likely broken, like not doing an accounting yearly, for TWELVE FUCKING YEARS, local law enforcement led by Mickey Metz did not do anything about it, although complaints were made. The same sort of effect has taken place with the COTTRILL ESTATE, so,therefore, it is VERY APPROPRIATE to include the Butcher Bitches is this report of the Cottrill Estate just to remind Gilmer County Concerned Citizens, that some people in Gilmer County can do what-ever-the-fuck they want, and not one god dam thing is ever going to happen to them, especially if you were to be a child of one of the POWER ELITE that belong to the CHURCH of IKE!!!

Liz Butcher on the left loving, touching, and squeezing her sister Sexy Lexy Butcher, together, they are known as the infamous BUTCHER BITCHES!! Who’s their daddy? Terri Butcher, of the law firm Butcher and Butcher, the law firm that allegedly stole thousands of dollars from the AJ WOOFTER estate, but even though, it had been proven some laws were most likely broken, like not doing an accounting yearly, for TWELVE FUCKING YEARS, local law enforcement led by Mickey Metz did not do anything about it, although complaints were made. The same sort of effect has taken place with the COTTRILL ESTATE, so,therefore, it is VERY APPROPRIATE to include the Butcher Bitches in this report of the Cottrill Estate just to remind Gilmer County Concerned Citizens, that some people in Gilmer County can do what-ever-the-fuck they want, and not one god dam thing is ever going to happen to them, especially if you were to be a child of one of the POWER ELITE that belong to the CHURCH of IKE!!!

Another MAJOR ISSUE involving the Cottrill estate is the matters of what many people say was a land fraud scheme that got a former Lewis County resident, Richard Neal a pretty good deal on about 40 acres of property. He paid around 25 thousand in cash and tossed in an orange 1968 Camaro.

These issues involve the oldest daughter of Willard Cottrill, Marlea Cottrill who got the commissions attention when she pleaded her case before them as far back as November of 2013.

A March 2016 Circuit Court matter is on the docket. Neal sued Cottrill trying to force her to sign over her share of the property, but she refuses to do so and has every right to refuse to do so. Neal sued Marlea Cottrill, and then asks the court to order her not to bring any actions against him, which led to Cottrill filing a counter claim. So come spring time the dispute of rightful ownership will be before the circuit court and so far Cottrill has not been paid for her share of the property Neal believes he purchased. Without proper consideration there can be NO SALE according to Linda Huff the fiduciary commissioner. That matter is the main concern of the final settlement being approved , so therefore marries those two circuit court cases together.

2016 is an election year in West Virginia, and rumors have been flying about Mickey Metz once again running for Sheriff. Mickey Metz was first to deal with the Cottrill estate wrongful death complaint and NO PROGESS has been made, since he first got the case. An FOIA was served on the Sheriff’s office a while back and Sheriffs Gerwig answer to the FOIA was the wrongful death was still under investigation, therefore no information could be released, but before he made that statement, when first contacted, Gerwig stated, “He wasn’t there then, when the wrongful death took place.” Actually, Gerwig was the CHIEF DEPUTY, second in command and was MOST CERTAINLY there then, so that answer considering the FOIA request was WEAK and very typically Gilmer County. SHERIFF GERWIG used that same excuse when over 300,000 dollars of County tax collections was discovered left over from the Metz regime that was not distributed to the people that needed it, like the Ambulance service, and the schools, and the senior programs etc.

I have heard it said, that the difference between GOOD and EVIL runs right down the Gilmer County line, and I believe that is often the case. Richard Neal was served with a protection order for his harassment of Ruth Mitchell who is allowed to live on the Cottrill Estate for the rest of her life by a Supreme Court ruling. This matter was decided in the magistrate court of Alton Skinner, as reported in a prior article, but when my associate Lawrence Smith formerly of the WV record and several other WV newspapers inquired about documents pertaining to the order against Neal, and his alleged application for a false and ridiculous order against Mitchell, Smith was told by a secretary that no paper work existed when both Smith and myself knew this answer was false.

I decided at that point to call Linda James the magistrate clerk to make arrangements to obtain those documents, someone else answered her regular line, and when I identified myself by name I was immediately hung up on. I called back and the phone rang and rang and rang with no answer for the rest of that day. Within minutes of this incident I was on the phone to the Supreme Court. I will be filing a formal complaint about the actions of the magistrate’s office in regard to request by the press for court documents. The Supreme Court is supporting my complaint and I was assured they will get to the bottom of this unfortunate occurrence, and there may be consequences for the bad behavior.

The courts are suppose to make fair and equitable judgments and honor the 4th estate, but that IS NOT always the way it goes in Gilmer County. The 4th estate is represented by the news media commonly known as the “Press,” and the press should have access to public trials allowing for freedom of the press and freedom of speech, but those still seem to be fighting words in Central West Virginia. Freedom of the press, is a THREAT in Glenville, West Virginia, and we are working hard to try to bring this area out of the dark ages, and more in sync with the rest of the world, but in Crooked County down by the Crooked River, for the foreseeable future the powers that be will always try to suppress the important issues, and SO IT GOES.

Well, there’s one thing to try
Everybody knows
Music gets you high
Everybody grows and so it goes

You’re the lips that make the laughter
You’re the sunshine in the snow
Shining out on everything you feel
You’re the bird that stole my cherry
On the island far below
Finding out that everything is real

Well, there’s one thing to try down by the Crooked County line
Although JUSTICE may be a lie, everybody knows,
Gilmer County is corrupt as hell
Music gets you high while those Crooked County Crooks will make sure you die
Everybody knows and so it goes

The Free Press WVEvery once in a while, the courts, local law enforcement and the fine citizens of Gilmer County all work together for the greater good and take the action of finally putting their foot down so to speak when it comes to crimes that are abusive and outrageous, perpetrated by a person or persons who have worn out their welcome with bad language, bad deeds, and all done in bad faith.

We even noticed Gerald B Hough, the Prosecuting Attorney for Gilmer County, who is understaffed, and often has a tremendous work load has taken time out to personally get to the bottom of some of the unfortunate goings on involving the long drawn out Cottrill estate debacle, including taking a trip out to the remote Linn, WV property and having a look around for himself, while discussing all the facts with the victim Ruth Mitchell.

On October the 18th 2013 Ruth Mitchell was given the right to live in the home she shared with the deceased Willard Cottrill by a vote of 4 to 1 handed down from the West Virginia Supreme Court. A decision by the Supreme Court is usually final, but for some reason, many were not happy with the decision of the Supreme Court and refused to honor the final court ruling, which led to Ruth Mitchell being forced out of her home last February 2015 by the Gilmer County Sheriff’s office, while being threatened by a Gilmer County Sheriff Deputy with never again being allowed to be on the property. The manner of which Ruth Mitchell was ordered out of her home was so severe she was not even allowed to go back in the house to get her medicine for Parkinson’s disease. Police tape was put around the house with a warning that gave NO ENTRY instructions.

Thirty one days later, Ruth Mitchell was allowed to return to her property after it was inspected by the EPA and given a clean bill of health. No drugs were found in the home as reported to the police by two representatives of the Gilmer County Senior center.

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There has been a long continuing dispute going on among Cottrill family members of whether Ruth Mitchell should be allowed to stay in the residence, but the 4 to 1 Supreme Court decision put a stop to those debates. Those opposing family members which included Venita Cottrill-Murphy and her husband Mike Murphy the executor of the Cottrill Estate appealed the Supreme Court decision (which is almost always a futile effort,) however they would not give up the legal battle—And then, after the decision allegedly sold the property to Richard Neal for $23,000 cash and a 1968 Camaro totaling to $40,000, when the property was once appraised at over 200,000 dollars.

After the Supreme Court decision, tempers flared and threats were made to burn Ruth Mitchell out of the residence if she did not leave on her own, and Richard Neal who the Gilmer County Commission let take possession of one or two of the homes on the property without a proper deed, shot one of Ruth Mitchells dogs and the local Sheriff did not even speak to Mr. Neal about the murder of the animal. Neal was never arrested for animal cruelty. Neal continued to make threats and threaten other members of the Cottrill family when they came to visit Ruth Mitchell.

There were more court proceedings in Gilmer County Magistrate Court where the matter of the sale of property to Richard Neal was challenged, along with his permission to live on the property without a deed, and without the estate being settled since the Willard Cottrill estate had not been closed officially. No accounting of the estate had ever been done.

But NOW, the Cottrill accounting has been completed by fiduciary commissioner Linda Huff. Nobody wanted the job of handling the estate because of the controversy that still exists over the manner in which Willard Cottrill died.  Eye witness testimony, and evidence points to MURDER, but then that is something that would have to be proved in court.

The Free Press WVWe want to go on record saying that Linda Huff should get a medal for all the work she did on the Cottrill Estate.  It was next man up at the courthouse and Larry Chapman the Gilmer County Commission President convinced Linda to be the one to do the hard job of presenting the final and only accounting to the Gilmer County Commission.

Officially the final settlement of the Cottrill Estate was disapproved and the Gilmer Free Press has the entire matter on video as it happened.  If you watch the video, you may also notice that BRIAN KENNEDY, Gilmer County Commissioner was the only commissioner that had all the facts of the case correct, or even knew as to what to do after receiving a letter from Judge Alsop requesting the commission to ACT on the Cottrill Estate Settlement.

We want everyone to know, that it is in all reporters opinion, that we may have had our differences with Brian Kennedy in the past, but we have to tell you he sure saved the day this time with the Cottrill Estate Accounting. The Cottrill Estate had been on the books for five long years. Good job Brian, and thanks for all the CommunityConcerns™  that wanted to move this matter forward. Without Brian doing his due diligence in regard to this difficult situation, we would all be back to square one where we were five years ago.

Thanks to Linda Huff and Brian Kennedy for doing their jobs and not letting us down as citizens. The TRUTH about the Cottrill Estate has been revealed to everyone now.

The accounting was NOT APPROVED because one of the heirs, the oldest daughter of Willard Cottrill was not compensated for the alleged sale of approximately 38 of the 44 acres of the estate to Richard Neal, who moved to Gilmer County from Lewis County.  However, that was only ONE of the reasons given by the fiduciary commissioner. Other reasons were cited, and Brian Kennedy paid close attention.

Thanks goes to Karen Elkin, Gilmer County Circuit Court Clerk. Thanks also goes to Magistrates Carol Wolfe, and Alton Skinner for giving this matter their utmost consideration—Wednesday December 9th in the Magistrate Court of Alton Skinner, Richard Neal was ordered by Skinner to cease and desist with all threats.  All of Richard Neal’s guns were confiscated for five years.

The citizens of Gilmer County who were concerned also noticed that on Wednesday December 9th in the Magistrate Court of Alton Skinner, Dan Grindo a local attorney represented Ruth Mitchell and did a fine job by educating, Neal’s lawyer to some facts in the case… for the attorney for Richard Neal knew NOTHING about the oldest daughter of Willard Cottrill, or the fact she had not been compensated for what looks like a fraudulent land sale to Richard Neal by three of the other heirs.

Magistrate Carol Wolfe wrote up the paper work and got it all into the hands of local law enforcement that served Neal with papers last Saturday to the December 9th Wednesday Court hearing.  In court, Neal cussed a few times and cursed while the story was told how he was going to keep Willard Cottrill’s oldest daughter from her rightful share of the land, and then, ranting about how she is crazy anyway.

Richard Neal was told by Alton Skinner he could not talk that way in his courtroom, or act the way he was acting. Richard Neal was the one acting and looking crazy during the mid-day courtroom session of Wednesday December the 9th.

He sued the oldest daughter of Willard Cottrill and that court date according to Gilmer County Circuit Court is on the docket for some time in March.  Neal wants Marlea to be forced to sign off on the sale which she will not do according to the interview we had with her.

On Wednesday December the 9th Richard Neal was ordered to not threaten Ruth Mitchell again.  On or about the 29th of November Richard Neal stopped Ruth Mitchell from getting to her house.  He had a long rifle over his shoulder and side arm strapped to his side. He then approached Mitchell in a threatening manner, while also threatening the oldest daughter of Willard Cottrill who lives in New York.

This time the system has worked for Ruth Mitchell and even Deputy Wheeler has vowed to protect her, and gave Neal a stern warning before pulling his blocking the road and brandishing weapons stunt he pulled at the end of November.

The Cottrill Estate situation has finally been brought to the attention of the local prosecutor, and if he investigates further, he just may find that there has been misconduct involving the estate since the day Willard Cottrill died October the 20th 2010.

We will keep you updated about the next court appearance in March of 2016, involving Richard Neal suing the oldest daughter of Willard Cottrill and she is counter suing him.

And SO IT GOES in Gilmer County, West Virginia.

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