Charlotte County Man to Spend a Year in Jail for Voluntary Manslaughter

Robert Napier

Charlotte Co., VA - A Drakes Branch man will spend a year in jail after being convicted of voluntary manslaughter.

50-year-old Robert Napier Jr. will also have four years on probation after his release.

Police say Napier shot Samuel Styers in the face in May of last year.

Styers died a short time later.

It happened outside of a welding shop on West Point Stevens Road in Drakes Branch.

Napier was originally charged with first-degree murder.

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