Monday, May 23, 2016

Investigation underway into discovery of body in Mingo County

The Mingo County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a man whose body was discovered this morning at a cemetery.

The body was found about 6:30 Monday morning at Mountain View Memory Gardens outside Williamson. The cause of death is not yet known, but reports indicate the victim had a gunshot wound.

The Sheriff’s Department requested that the State Police Crime Scene Team respond and assist with the investigation.