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Body found in remote area of Randolph County, drowning suspected

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.

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