Authorities investigate discovery of dead body

Local - 2/8/2014 9:46 PM by Karen Franklin
NORTH BECKLEY - The Raleigh County Sheriff's Office is investigating a dead body found in a creek early Saturday morning. 

Deputies said the man was discovered after 9 a.m. in North Beckley by a worker with the Public Service District. Although there were no obvious signs of foul play, deputies said the circumstances surrounding the discovery are under investigation. 

An autopsy will be performed in Charleston at the State Medical Examiner's Office." The name of the deceased man has not been released. 


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