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Autopsy Awaited After Body Found In Wayne County; Death Appears Accidental

Reported: Mar. 6, 2014 9:38 PM EST
Updated: Mar. 7, 2014 8:54 AM EST
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EAST LYNN, W.Va. (Jeff Morris) -- State Police said they are awaiting the results of an autopsy after a body was found in Wayne County.

The body of Mark Alexander Spurlock, 42, was discovered in 12 Pole Creek about 6:20 p.m. Thursday, about 200 yards downstream from his residence, according to a news release from State Police.

State Police and members of the Wayne County Sheriff's Department about 4 p.m. Thursday began investigating a report from Spurlock's family members that he had been missing for several hours.

Spurlock's death appears to be accidental at this time, State Police said.

Anyone with information in the case is asked to contact Sgt. R.D. Perry, Sgt. E.A. Blankenship or Cpl. J.K. Ramey at the Wayne detachment at 304-272-5131.




EAST LYNN, W.Va. (Sean Delancey) -- An investigation is underway after a body was found in Wayne County.
Police said the body was found in 12 Pole Creek in East Lynn.

Friends of the victim identified him as Mark Spurlock, a volunteer with a local little league football team.

Police were questioning several people Thursday night.



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