04/05/2013

Slain W.Va. sheriff's widow sworn in as interim sheriff

She'll serve at least through the remainder of his term, determined to fulfill his commitment to fight prescription drug abuse

By Susan Candiotti, Ross Levitt and Greg Botelho
CNN.com 

Williamson, West Virginia — As she grieves, Rosie Crum is being called upon to lead.

Rather than having dinner with her husband, Walter E. "Eugene" Crum, she spent Thursday night mourning his violent death and taking over the job he held as sheriff of Mingo County, West Virginia.

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