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Body found in river in Wyoming County; no foul play suspected

WVVA reports the body of Vanessa Halsey, 42, of Amigo, in Raleigh County, was spotted by a motorist about 1 p.m. Thursday near the Corrine Bottom Bridge in the Guyandotte River. (MGN Online)

Wyoming County sheriff’s deputies are investigating after a woman’s body was discovered floating along the Guyandotte River.

Sheriff C.S. Parker said the body of Vanessa Halsey, 42, of Amigo, in Raleigh County, was spotted by a motorist about 1 p.m. Thursday near the Corrine Bottom Bridge, WVVA reported.

The cause of death has not been determined, but no signs of foul play were apparent. The body was transported to Charleston for an autopsy.

The body was found in the river about three miles outside of Mullens.

The body was apparently in the river for several days. No missing persons report had been filed.

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