Case investigated as homicide after woman’s body found near railroad tracks

Body found near railroad tracks being investigated as homicide
Published: Sep. 9, 2022 at 9:10 AM EDT
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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - After a body was found Friday morning near railroad tracks in Huntington, the circumstances surrounding the death are being investigated as a homicide, Huntington Police Department Deputy Chief Phil Watkins said.

He said the victim was a woman.

Watkins tells WSAZ.com a person walking along the railroad tracks near the 700 block of 4th Street found the body around 7:30 a.m. Friday.

Watkins said the investigation is in the early stages and no further information will be released at this time.

Keep checking WSAZ.com for the latest updates.