LOWER CHEAT, W.Va. — An autopsy is being performed on the body found this week in Randolph County.
According to the Randolph County Sheriff’s Department, authorities responded Thursday to a call about a body being spotted in the Lower Cheat area near Rattlesnake Run.
First responders were able to recover the body a few hours later. Firefighters had to wade through the water to get to the victim.
It’s believed the person drowned. Deputies are continuing their investigation. They are awaiting autopsy results.