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UPDATE: Man shot dead in McDowell County

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MOHAWK (WVVA) - Authorities in McDowell County are investigating a homicide after a man is found dead of a gunshot wound to the head.

Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a report of a shooting in the Mohawk area around 9:45 p.m. Thursday, according to a release from Sheriff Martin West.

Upon arrival they discovered the body of 63-year-old Harry Arnold Edwards of Mohawk, dead of a single gunshot wound to the head.

The incident is being treated as a homicide, the release states.

Police say the initial discovery of the body was made by Edwards' sister and brother in law, who saw him lying on the floor through the window of his home, forced entry into the residence and called 911.

No arrest has been made, the incident remains under investigation.

The Sheriff's Office is being assisted by the West Virginia State Police.

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