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Body found in Fayette County

FAYETTE COUNTY (WVVA) Sheriff Mike Fridley is advising that human remains were located Tuesday in the Bachman Road area of Fayette County.

Investigators with the Sheriff’s Department worked last night and well into today to process the scene were the person was found.

The deputies were assisted by the Fayette County High Vertical Rescue Team in the recovery efforts due to the treacherous terrain.  The remains will be sent to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for examination and identification.

“Even though there is a recent report of a missing person in that area,  we will not prematurely speculate as to the identity of the individual until a proper and thorough examination is conducted by the Medical Examiner” says Sheriff Fridley.

If you have any information regarding this incident, contact the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department at 304-574-3590, or through our Facebook page “Fayette County Sheriff’s Department,” or you can contact Crime Stoppers of West Virginia at 304-255-STOP. This incident remains under investigation by the Detective Bureau of the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department.

Annie Moore

Multimedia Journalist

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