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Police identify bodies recovered in Morgantown, Charleston

Police in Morgantown and Charleston made positive identifications Monday of bodies located in separate incidents over the last few days.

Morgantown police said the body of Jeffrey Uphold, 23, of Bruceton Mills, was pulled from the Monongahela River last Friday. He had been reported missing by family members last Tuesday.

Uphold’s body has been taken to the state Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.

Charleston police released the name of the man struck and killed by a train Saturday as that of Dallas Adkins Jr., 52, of Marmet.

Adkins’ body was found along CSX tracks near the Southside Bridge Saturday afternoon.

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