Body found in burned vehicle near Sistersville
The Tyler County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call made to Tyler County 911 Center on July 19. The 911 Center received a call at approximately 4:05 p.m. from a passerby reporting a car fire on Greenwood Road near Sistersville, at what is known as Horseshoe Bend. Sistersville VFD and Sistersville EMS, along with the Tyler County Sheriff’s Deputies, were dispatched to the scene. A body was found in the vehicle. The vehicle was completely destroyed. The Tyler County Medical Examiner and the WV State Fire Marshal’s Officer were notified and responded to the scene. The body was removed from the scene and was sent to Charleston, W.Va., to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for autopsy and identification. Tyler County Sheriff’s Office and the WV State Fire Marshal’s Office are continuing to investigate the incident. No further information is being released at this time.