Man sentenced to life in prison for beating

A jury found Kenneth Eugene Carter guilty last month of first-degree murder and malicious wounding


By Cherly Caswell
Charleston Daily Mail 

CHARLESTON, W. Va. — A Charleston man will spend the rest of his life in prison with no chance of parole for beating one roommate to death with a baseball bat and seriously injuring another.

A jury found Kenneth Eugene Carter guilty last month of first-degree murder and malicious wounding. It was the second trial for Carter, whose first trial in March resulted in a hung jury that could not reach a verdict.

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