The Transylvania Times -

By Kevin Fuller
Staff Writer 

O'Shields Trial To Begin Monday - Brevard NC


Last updated 2/10/2016 at 12:47pm

Charles O'Shields

On the evening of April 6, 2011, 27-year-old Toby Mathis walked into the Dollar General store on the Old Rosman Highway, where shortly after he was shot to death.

Transylvania County Sheriff's Office investigators say the then 45-year-old Charles O'Shields followed Mathis into the store and murdered him in cold blood by shooting him five times with a revolver to avenge his own son's death, which Mathis was facing manslaughter charges in connection to the death.

Monday, Feb. 15, District Attorney Greg Newman and O'Shields' defense team led by Tony Dalton, a state appointed capital defend...

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