MOHAWK, W.Va. — A McDowell County man is dead and police are calling it a murder case.

McDowell County Sheriff Martin West released information Friday about the shooting death of Harry Arnold Edwards, 63, of Mohawk.

The news release said Edwards died of a single gunshot wound to the head. Deputies found his body in the Mohawk area at just before 10 p.m. Thursday.

An investigation is underway.

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  • List Sheriff Dude

    I am from McDowell Country and that place has looked like a moonscape for years and that was a long time before Obama came along.

  • Big frank

    Yes thanks Obama, McDowell co. was such a wonderful place during the bush era.

  • 2407

    Because the state and the world has forgoten the county that was once the worlds largest producer of coal. Thanks Obama

  • jd,harris

    not much.

  • Curly Joe

    Does any GOOD news ever come out of McDowell and Mingo Counties?