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Man Found Dead in Sludge Pond

A man was found dead in a sludge pond near Marmet, WV.
Police are investigating how the security guard's car ended up in a coal sludge pond at the River Point Dock just outside of Marmet.

Police say a co-worker saw the man making his rounds last night around 11p.m.

This morning, the guard's car was found almost totally submerged in the pond. It's not yet known how the car got into the pond or the cause of the man's death but police say the man didn't drown.


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