Body found near Ohio River in Wheeling

WHEELING, W.Va. — Wheeling Police are trying to determine what caused an Ohio man’s death.

The body of that man, identified as Hysel Lee Gibson, 38, of Martins Ferry, was found Saturday morning along Big Wheeling Creek near the Ohio River.

A person on the Heritage Trail in Wheeling called 911 Saturday morning after spotting the body.

At that time, Wheeling Police said foul play could not be ruled out in Gibson’s death.  Early indications were the man did not drown.

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