McDowell Co. Sheriff's Office investigates body found by passerby

Local - 4/25/2014 11:22 AM by Rebecca Turco

WELCH - The McDowell County Sheriff's Office is investigating the body of a Jolo man found by a passerby.

Sheriff Martin West said the man has been identified as Michael Vestal, 45.

The body was found around 6:45 p.m. Thursday in the riverbed adjacent to Route 83 in Jolo, according to West. Vestal's whereabouts were last known on Wednesday around 10:45 p.m.

The case is under investigation and anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 304-436-8522.


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