On Saturday, Aug. 28, Jeremiah Bleu Powell, 32, of Marlinton, was taken into custody at his residence in Pocahontas County without incident. Powell was charged with two counts of 1st degree murder in connection with the deaths of Joseph (Danny) and Daisy Foster that occurred at their residence on Fullen Cemetery Road in Ronceverte on Thursday, Apr. 2, 2020.
Powell is being held at the Tygart Valley Regional Jail.
The investigation has been ongoing since the discovery of the crime and remains a very active investigation.
Anyone with additional information relative to this crime is asked to contact the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Office at 304-647-6634 or Crime Stoppers of West Virginia at 304-255-STOP or email at www.crimestopperswv.com. Information may be provided anonymously.
A $10,000 reward is being offered by the WV State Fire Marshal’s Office for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator(s).
Lieutenant G.R. Workman and Corporal A. L. Workman, of the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Office, Sergeant N. J. Hersman, of the WV State Police, and Scott Rodes, of the WV State Fire Marshal’s Office, are the investigating officers.
Trooper Petite of the Marlinton State Police Detachment assisted in Powell’s arrest.