Charleston police identify homeless man who froze to death

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Charleston police say a 52 year old man was found frozen to death on a front porch Sunday.

Clyde Chester Parsons

Police identified the victim Monday as Clyde Chester Parsons. Neighbors say he was homeless.

Parsons’ body was found just before 12 p.m. Sunday on the porch of a home in the 1800 block of 7th Avenue.

Police said frigid temperatures were to blame for his death. No foul play is suspected.

Temperatures were in the single digits overnight.





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