Body Discovered in Putnam County

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UPDATE: 11/17/18 @ 12:00 p.m.

Deputies now say that the body found in Putnam County appears to be a suicide. 


ORIGINAL STORY: 11/17/18 @ 10:30 a.m.

Detectives are investigating after a body is discovered in Putnam County.

According to the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department, the body is that of a female. 

The body was discovered on Poca River Road South in the Lanham area.

Few details are being released while officers investigate the scene.

The identity of the body has not been determined at this time, but deputies say the death is suspicious.

We will continue to update you with new information as soon as it becomes available.

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department continues to investigate.

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