Kanawha case to appear on TruTV

By John O'Brien | Nov 14, 2012

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County case is being featured on the television program “In Session,” which airs on the TruTV cable channel.

The case involves Charleston man Ethan Chic-Colbert, who was alleged to have caused the death of an 11-year-old boy who ran into traffic to seek help while Colbert was beating his mom.

Colbert, 22, was sentenced Aug. 15 to between six and 30 years in prison after being convicted in July of domestic battery, child neglect resulting in death and three counts of gross child neglect creating a serious risk of bodily harm or death.

The incident occurred on Interstate 77. Kanawha County Circuit Court Judge Duke Bloom presided over the trial.

The show will air from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

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