Body Found in Jackson County, WV

Police in Jackson County, West Virginia, are investigating a body found Friday night in a rural part of the county. Investigators are on the scene off Big Run Road in the eastern end of the county.

Police tell us the body is that of a woman. Workers found it in the woods and called 911. Now, the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department also sent a detective to the scene.

They tell us the body's description is similar to Melanie Metheny, a mother of three who has been missing from Kanawha County for more than a week. Right now, they're not sure of the body's identity.

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