Sheriff's office investigating after human remains found in Kanawha County
MINK SHOALS, W.Va. (WCHS/WVAH) —
Search dogs found human remains in eastern Kanawha County Tuesday morning, officials said.
Volunteers with the West Virginia K-9 Search and Rescue group found the remains near Phyllis Drive in Mink Shoals. Kanawha County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the scene about 10:30 a.m.
The K-9 group had previously searched the area with detectives working a missing person case. Ethan Spradling, 21, was last seen May 3 in the area, but detectives are not speculating the remains are his.
The West Virginia Medical Examiner’s Office are working to identify the remains.
Anyone with information about this discovery should call the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigative Unit at 304-357-0556. Anonymous tips can be sent through a link at www.kanawhasheriff.us or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org .