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Ex-Security Chief At Upper Big Branch Mine, Hughie Elbert Stover, Loses Federal Appeal (Huffington post)

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- A federal appeals court on Friday upheld the conviction
of an ex-security chief who lied to investigators and ordered a subordinate to
destroy documents after the 2010 explosion that killed 29 coal miners at West
Virginia's Upper Big Branch mine.

Hughie Elbert Stover claimed there was no evidence he knowingly lied when he
told investigators that miners were not alerted whenever inspectors arrived,
but a panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va.,
disagreed.

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Ex-Security Chief At Upper Big Branch Mine, Hughie Elbert Stover, Loses Federal Appeal (Huffington post)

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- A federal appeals court on Friday upheld the conviction
of an ex-security chief who lied to investigators and ordered a subordinate to
destroy documents after the 2010 explosion that killed 29 coal miners at West
Virginia's Upper Big Branch mine.

Hughie Elbert Stover claimed there was no evidence he knowingly lied when he
told investigators that miners were not alerted whenever inspectors arrived,
but a panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va.,
disagreed.

Read More...

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