No. 15-0115.

789 S.E.2d 153 (2015)

STATE of West Virginia, Plaintiff Below, Respondent v. Timothy Paul SHAFER, Defendant Below, Petitioner

Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia.

Submitted: March 3, 2016.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Brian D. Yost, Esq. , Holroyd & Yost, Charleston, West Virginia, Counsel for the Petitioner.

Patrick Morrisey, Esq. , Attorney General, Katlyn M. Miller, Esq. , Assistant Attorney General, Charleston, West Virginia, Counsel for the Respondent.

In this appeal, petitioner Timothy Shafer challenges his sentence of life in the penitentiary without mercy for his felony murder conviction. Having carefully reviewed Mr. Shafer's case, we find no error in his sentence.


In early 2014, Mr. Shafer was a drug addict, using heroin...

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