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Welch Man Incarcerated After Kennedy Plea

WELCH, W.Va. - A Welch man is now incarcerated at Southwestern Regional Jail after being sentenced earlier this month.

In September 2022, William David Rudolph entered a Kennedy plea of guilty, named after the case Kennedy v. Frazier which allows a defendant to accept punishment for a crime without admitting guilt.

As a part of the plea, he will have to register with the West . . .