Chad Hall said a mixture of drugs and paranoia led him to kill his friend.
By Christopher Brooke, Reporter
Monday, February 28, 2011 at 8:00 am (Updated: February 28, 8:58 am)
HILLSVILLE — Chad James Hall, 28, who shot his friend on the banks of Stewarts Creek in Lambsburg two years ago, will spend nearly 22 years in prison for the crime.
As Hall described his state of mind in his sentencing hearing, he said he had been using methamphetamine and drinking beer on March 6, 2009, when he got into an argument with Justin Wade Edwards, 21, and shot him.
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