CUMBERLAND COUNTY (WVLT) A Cumberland county man is facing murder charges.
The Sheriff's Department says just before 6:00 PM on Thursday, they responded to a call on Highway 70 North for a death investigation.
40 year old Jimmy Conaster of Cookeville, was taken to the Cumberland Medical Center where he later died from a gunshot wound.
An investigation was conducted and 74 year old James Leroy Poston was arrested on a second degree murder charge.
Poston is being held in the Cumberland County Jail on a $250,000 bond and will next appear in court on May 5, 2008.