City worker finds body in creek

Local - 2/9/2014 2:36 PM by Derek Dole
BECKLEY - A Beckley city worker found a body lying face down in a creek on Saturday.

The middle aged man was found dead in the water along Sanaford Mine Road by the public safety department worker at around 9:30 a.m. 

Detectives responded to the area and launched an investigation into the death. According to police, there were no immediate signs of foul play. The body has been sent to the state medical examiner for an autopsy and the investigation is ongoing. The deceased's name has not been released. 


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