Editor's note: An earlier version of this story contained incorrect information. It has been updated.
From staff reports
A Coalfield man was murdered early Monday morning, and officials are asking for the public’s help in apprehending the perpetrator.
James Pete McCarroll, 71, was found shot and beaten outside Allied Metal Recovery and Refining just after 6 a.m. Monday.
It is believed he was killed between 5:30 and 6 a.m., according to a release from the 9th District Attorney General’s Office.