The husband of a slain woman is suing a Morgantown, W. Va., bar, arguing employees shouldn’t have let his drunken unconscious wife leave with a stranger.
The Dominion Post says Jeremy Terry filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Novichenk’s Bar on Tuesday in the October death of 33-year-old Fairmont resident Christina Terry.
Thirty-nine-year-old Kevin Utter of Morgantown is charged with beating and strangling her.
The lawsuit claims Terry was so intoxicated she was unconscious when she was found partially unclothed in a restroom. Utter allegedly helped an employee get Terry to her car, then drove off with her.
Terry’s body was found hours later by gas company workers investigating a leak.
Calls to Novichenk’s went unanswered Wednesday. Phone numbers for the holding corporation and its principal, Dennis Johnson, have been disconnected.
Was this article valuable?
Here are more articles you may enjoy.