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Investigation ongoing after body found in creek

HURLEY (WVVA) - The body of a man found in a Buchanan County creek has been sent to the state medical examiner to determine a cause of death.

The discovery of the body of Michael Lee Burks, 48, of Hurley was made around 3:21 p.m. Saturday under a bridge in the creek near Hurley Square.

Burks was pronounced dead at the scene. The body was sent to the state medical examiner in Roanoke where an autopsy will be performed.

The Buchanan County Sheriff's Office is investigating.

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