Woman charged in death of man decapitated in West Virginia

The man's head was found in some woods; the woman is charged with second-degree murder.

Posted: Apr. 11, 2018 9:20 AM

PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) - Authorities say a woman has been charged in the death of a West Virginia man who was decapitated.

Media outlets report 29-year-old Bo White's body was found April 1 in his home in the Lerona area and his head in some woods.

Court documents released Monday show 41-year-old Roena Cheryl Mills is charged with second-degree murder.

According to a criminal complaint, Mills had been in the woods, was covered in blood and had a pocket knife in her pants pocket. The complaint says that while Mills was being taken for questioning, she told a sheriff's deputy, "you have to take me back and let me get my heads."

Prosecutor George Sitler says it's unclear how White died.

Jail records don't indicate whether she has an attorney.

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