Body Found In Mercer County

HIAWATHA, WV (WOAY) – A body was found in Mercer County Thursday morning.

Officials tell WOAY that a call came in at around 8:30 am on Thursday, July 5, 2018.

The body was found on Weise Mountain in the Hiawatha area of Mercer County.  The person is a female who had been missing for a week.

This a developing story and an investigation is taking place.

The cause of death of unknown at this time. No foul play is suspected.

Stay with WOAY News for further updates.

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