Huntington Death Investigation

By: Michael Wooten Email
By: Michael Wooten Email

Police are currently investigating an "unintended death" in Huntington that could turn into the city's first homicide of the year.

It happened at the 2100 block of West 5th Avenue in Huntington. Police responded shortly after noon.

Officers with the city's Violent Crimes Unit will not classify it as a homicide until further information is obtained from the state medical examiner's office.

However, neighbors say the victim -- Paul Charles Cornell -- appeared to have been beaten to death.

Stay tuned to NewsChannel 3 and WSAZ.com for more details on this breaking story.


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