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NEW INFO: Investigators Searching for Person of Interest in Cabell Motel Death

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 1/18/13 @ 11:20 a.m.
CABELL COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Troopers have released the name of the man they say is a person of interest in the death of a Cabell County woman.

West Virginia State Police want to talk to Corey Dante Easterling, of Detroit, in connection with the death of Meagan Cregut Steele.

Cregut Steele, who was in her 20s and from the Huntington area, was found unresponsive at the Days Inn in the 5100-block of U.S. 60 early Wednesday morning.

Troopers say Cregut Steele was taken to a Huntington hospital where she died. According to WVSP, her death was an apparent overdose.

Investigators believe that Easterling was with Cregut Steele when she died.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Easterling, you are urged to contact the WVSP.

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UPDATE 1/16/13 @ 11:30 p.m.
CABELL COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The investigation continues into a young woman’s apparent overdose death at motel in the Barboursville area.

West Virginia State Police say Megan Cregut Steele, who was in her 20s, and from the Huntington area, was found unresponsive at the Days Inn in the 5100-block of U.S. 60 early Wednesday morning.

Troopers say Steele was taken to a Huntington hospital where she died.

Investigators say they are trying to track down a Detroit man who goes by the name “Jay” as a person of interest in Steele’s death.

If you have any information, you’re asked to call West Virginia State Police.



ORIGINAL STORY
CABELL COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- West Virginia State Police are investigating the death of a woman at a Barboursville-area motel.

Troopers tell WSAZ.com they were called to the Days Inn concerning a possible overdose about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. They say the woman was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

State Police say they are looking for a person of interest in the case, but have not released any information on that man.

Investigators have not released the woman’s name or a cause of death at this time.

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