Troopers investigate Harper Heights Homicide

Local - 8/21/2013 11:48 AM by Nadine Grimley
HARPER HEIGHTS - A woman was found dead and troopers said they believe it was drug related.

State Police Sergeant Michael Baylous said that at around 6:00 p.m. Monday, troopers responded to a report of an abandoned vehicle with a body underneath it on Easton Street in the Harper Heights area of Raleigh County.  

Officials identified the victim as Deborah Dalton, 51, of Lanark.  Authorities believe Dalton was shot to death following a report by the medical examiner.

Baylous said that it is an active investigation and that the crime appears to be drug related.  Troopers are currently following up on leads.

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