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Deputies identify body found in Raleigh County


UPDATE: Deputies have identified the body found in Raleigh County on Wednesday night. 

The remains were found next to Comer Electric Supply in Sprague. The person has been identified as 34-year-old Terry Clark Kennedy Jr., according to a release by the Raleigh County Sheriff's Dept. on Friday.

The release said Kennedy's remains have been sent to the West Virginia Medical Examiner's Office to determine the cause of death. 


SPRAGUE, W.Va. (WVVA) The Raleigh County Sheriff's Dept. released some new details after a body was found on Wednesday night. 

According Lt. M.A. McCray, deputies have not yet been able to identify the man found in Sprague. He said the man's body was found next to the Comer Electric Supply building around 8:40 p.m. 

An autopsy on the man is expected on Thursday morning to help determine cause of death. 


Raleigh Co. Dispatch says a call came in around 8:40 p.m. Wednesday about a body that was discovered in the county. The Beckley Police Department, Jan Care and Raleigh Co. Sheriff's Dept. all responded to the scene. Details are limited at this time. Stay with WVVA on air and online for the latest information. 

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