Two Clay County residents are charged with murder

bestep@herald-leader.comDecember 12, 2012 

State police charged two Clay County residents Wednesday in the murder of a man found dead in his home last week.

Joshua S. Morsch, 42, of Manchester was charged with killing Earl Woods and with first-degree robbery, according to a news release.

Kathy Stewart, 40, also of Manchester, was charged with complicity to commit murder, receiving stolen property and possession of a gun by a convicted felon.

Woods was found dead in his home on Belles Fork Road on Dec. 6.

State police expect to arrest more people in the case, according to the news release.

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