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Suspect in weekend Upshur County homicide remains jailed

From Staff Reports
July 5, 2011 at 5:54 a.m.


Upshur County officials confirmed Tuesday that a Big Sandy man was jailed on murder charges in connection with a Saturday afternoon shooting that left a 52-year-old woman dead.

According to Lt. Freddie Fitzgerald, Glenn Wade Myers Jr., 54, remained jailed Tuesday on bonds totaling $356,000, charged with murder and an outstanding Wood County warrant for driving while intoxicated.

Sheriff deputies were dispatched at around 4 p.m. Saturday to the 1900 block of Nutmeg Road west of Gilmer in connection with a shooting.

Fitzgerald said when deputies arrived at the home, Cindy Espinoza, a mother of two, was found dead with a single gunshot wound.

She was pronounced dead at the scene by Justice of the Peace Lyle Potter, and an autopsy was ordered.

Funeral services for Espinoza will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Croley Funeral Home in Gilmer.

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