MINGO COUNTY, W.Va. — A woman could face charges after authorities discovered a dead man and two other family members in need of medical attention.

West Virginia State Police responded to the Varney-area home on Tuesday. They were assisting Adult Protective Services when they discovered the body of 60-year-old George Blair.

Blair’s wife, 58, and adult son, 38, were found bedridden. Both people were transported to Appalachian Regional Hospital in South Williamson, Kentucky.

Animal control also removed two dogs from the house.

Police said an investigation is underway; a woman was in charge of caring for the victims.

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