Nicholas deputies investigate Boone County woman’s death

CANVAS, W.Va. — The Nicholas County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a Boone County woman’s death.

Deputies said the body of JoAnn Riffle, 52, of Sylvester, was discovered Monday on a power line right-of-way near Deepwell Road in Nicholas County.

The body was taken to the state Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.

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