One person dead after explosion

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Published: Aug. 26, 2022 at 10:00 PM EDT
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UPDATE 8/27/2022 MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ)- A man has died following an explosion of a homemade device.

The victim’s identity has not been released.

Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood tells WZAZ his department began investigating the explosion of a homemade explosion device on Friday.

A search warrant was executed on Kingsbury Road and the incident remains under investigation. Officers are in contact with the Meigs County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office regarding charges.

There is no danger to the public, but additional details are unavailable for now.

This is a developing story.


MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) - One person was taken to the hospital in Meigs County, and the Sheriff’s Office is investigating a possible pipe bomb explosion that happened Friday afternoon.

Sheriff Keith Wood said the person taken to the hospital has serious injuries.

The incident happened around 3 p.m. in a rural part of the county in Pomeroy.

Additional details are unavailable now, but we’re working to get more information.

Keep checking the WSAZ app for the latest.