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Death Investigation Under Way After Body Found In Elk River

Reported by: Send eMail Mamie Buoy
Web Producer: Mamie Buoy
Reported: Dec. 2, 2013 11:49 PM EST
Updated: Dec. 3, 2013 9:13 AM EST

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Gassaway , Braxton County , West Virginia

A death investigation is under way after a body was discovered Monday night in the Elk River in Braxton County.

Deputies said some people in a home on Lee Street in Gassaway found the body of a woman about 11:15 p.m.

Deputies have not released any information about the woman or how she died.

Investigators said they are not treating her death as suspicious, until the results of the autopsy are released.




Crews are on the scene where a body was found in Braxton County.

Dispatchers said the body was found Monday night by the Elk River in Gassaway.

The victim has not been identified.

Eyewitness News has a crew headed to the scene. Stay tuned for more information.



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