Deputies in Nicholas County investigate human remains call

NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Officers received a call this evening of human remains being found in the birch river area.

Once officers arrived on scene units recovered a bag of clothing, No human remains.

The clothing was seized by units of the West Virginia State Police Braxton and will be examined for DNA.

At this time, it is not suspected there was any foul play involved.

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