47 year old Richard Ellison from West Virginia man has been charged with murder after he was accused of gouging out his neighbor’s eyes with his thumbs during disagreement over a loud rooster.
He was arrested on Sunday, May 17 for killing a 72-year-old Benny Foutch. When asked he’s motive for doing such an act Ellison said that he killed his neighbor because he’s Rooster was crowing loudly.
The body of Benny Foutch was found outside his home on Reese Harmon Ridge Road with blood coming out of his eyes. “When looking at the victim, the gouging out of his eyes appeared to be his cause of death,” the compliant said, but the body was being sent for autopsy.
The victim Foutch was said to be a cancer patient who had a prosthetic leg.