“I lived through 1997 when one of my good friends and teammate passed away because of something that could have been prevented. I don’t want to have to go through that as an administrator, parent or teacher,” said Matthew Bess. “I’ve already been through it as a student and teammate and I don’t want to go through that again.”
Suddenlink shared a statement with WSAZ that said in part: "Our goal is to always provide exceptional service and support, and we apologize to the Mounts family for this experience and are providing a credit for the time they were offline.”
Jury selection followed by opening arguments Monday were more than four years in the making for Antwon Starkey and the family of the man he stands accused of gunning down Dec. 12, 2017, at a convenience store in Huntington.