JTVCC Inmate Serving Life for Killing A Laurel Farmer & His Wife, Dies at Christiana Hospital

Jan 28, 2013 -- 9:34am

The Department of Corrections says an inmate serving a life sentence for killing a Laurel farmer and his wife in 1961, has died.

75-year-old Kermit West of Laurel had been serving a life sentence for two counts of 1st degree murder at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna; he died last Thursday at Christiana Hospital; his body has since been turned over to the ME, as is standard procedure.

Foul play is NOT suspected.

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