Massey Official Convicted Of Obstruction Wants Retrial

Law360, New York (November 10, 2011, 11:54 AM EST) -- The former security chief of a Massey Energy Co. affiliate asked a judge Wednesday to grant a new trial or overturn his conviction on charges he foiled a federal probe of the deadly Upper Big Branch mine explosion in West Virginia.

Hughie Elbert Stover, 60, is fighting a Oct. 26 jury verdict convicting him for lying to members of the FBI and the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration and for directing the destruction of security-related documents in order to thwart their investigation of the April...
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