Human remains found in Fayette County

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FAYETTE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) – Human remains were found Wednesday inside a home along Bachman Road in the Beckwith area, the Fayette County Sheriff's Department says.

The discovery was made at a home along Bachman Road in the Beckwith area of Fayette County, West Virginia.

Deputies say the discovery is related to a missing person case involving someone who hadn’t been seen by family in about a year.

Investigators say skeletal remains were found inside the home and are believed to be those of the missing person. An official identification will not be made until evaluation by the state Medical Examiner’s Office.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Fayette County Sheriff's Department at 304-574-3590.