UPDATE: Deputies: No foul play suspected after body found in Putnam County

Published: Nov. 17, 2018 at 10:17 AM EST
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UPDATE 11/17/18 @ 2:35 P.M.

The Putnam County Sheriff's Department says that no foul play is suspected after a woman's body was found earlier Saturday morning.

Her body was found by a neighbor on Poca River Road in the Lanham area.

Originally the Sheriff's department was investigating the death as suspicious, but upon further investigation they now believe that no foul play is involved.


A woman's body was discovered in Putnam County early Saturday morning, according to deputies.

Deputies say the death is suspicious.

The body was discovered by a neighbor along Poca River Road South in the Lanham area.

Deputies say the body was discovered near a car. The neighbor who called 911 noticed the car Friday but didn't believe it was suspicious until they saw the car was still there Saturday morning, according to deputies.

Detectives are on scene investigating.

This is a developing story. Keep clicking WSAZ.com and the WSAZ app for updates.