No mercy for convicted murderer

MORGANTOWN – Convicted of killing of killing a man, while she burglarized his home in Monongalia County, Elizabeth Chinn will spend the rest of her life in prison.

Chinn was sentenced Tuesday for first-degree murder. The voted against mercy for Chinn, meaning she will never be elibible for parole.

In April 2018, Chinn broke into Timothy Pahl’s home on Old Stewartstown Road and confessed to shooting Pahl, with his own gun, when he confronted her during the burglary.

Chinn was arrested, along with three other individuals, days later on unrelated charges at Mohegan Sun Casino in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. During the search, police discovered three handguns, methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, counterfeit currency, and devices to produce counterfeit currency.