Body found in Cheat River in Preston County

KINGWOOD, W.Va. – The Preston County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the discovery of a body the Cheat River.

The man’s body was discovered in the water Friday near the U.S. Route 50 bridge near Macomber. Police were not able to determine how long the man had been in the water.

The body was sent to the state medical examiner’s office to make a positive identification.

Anyone who may have information is asked to contact the Preston County Sheriff’s Department at 304-329-1611.





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