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Raleigh County woman found under car shot to death

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HARPER HEIGHTS (WVVA) - Police say a woman whose body was found underneath a vehicle in Raleigh County this week was shot to death.

According to a news release from the West Virginia State Police, troopers responded to a report of an abandoned vehicle with a body underneath at 237 Easton Street in the Harper Heights area Monday evening.

When troopers arrived, they discovered the body of 51-year-old Deborah Dalton of Lanark was the victim of a homicide.

The state medical examiner's office confirmed that Dalton had been shot to death.

Police say it appears the shooting was drug related. No arrests have been made.

The investigation is ongoing. WVVA News will provide further details as they are released.

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