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UPDATE: Police ID Wyoming County Body, Foul Play Not Suspected

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SABINE (WVVA) -- Police confirm the identity of a body found in Wyoming County on Monday.

According to detectives with the Wyoming County Sheriff's Dept., Edward Lee Pennington, 46, was found by a passerby on a dirt road in Sabine on Saturday.

At this point, police do not believe foul play to be a factor in Pennington's death, but a his body has been taken to the state medical examiner's office in Charleston for further inquiry.

The Wyoming County Sheriff's Dept. is handing the investigation.

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SABINE (WVVA)- Officers with the Wyoming County Sheriff's Department confirm that a body was found on a dirt road in Sabine.

On Saturday night, Janet Belcher says her husband came home shocked. He had her run down the road to confirm what he saw.

"I ran down there and looked and it was Edward." She says her friend Edward was lying on the ground dead.

The Sheriff's Office is investigating the case. They are unsure at this time of the cause of death. The body was sent to the Medical Examiner's Office in Charleston for an autopsy. 

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