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Gallery: Funeral for slain Mingo County Sheriff Eugene Crum

Apr. 07, 2013 @ 09:13 PM

Slain southern West Virginia Sheriff Eugene Crum was remembered Sunday for his warmth, kindness and dedication to tackling Mingo County’s pervasive drug problems.

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Ken Helmbright, ride captain for the Patriot Guard, joins other members from Kentucky and W.Va. on Sunday, April 7, 2013, at Mingo Central High School in Matewan, W.Va. for a memorial for Mingo County Sheriff Eugene Crum who was gunned down after just three months in office. Rosie Crum, his wife, was sworn in as the new sheriff. (AP Photo/Randy Snyder)