Charleston Police identify body found in Kanawha River

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KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WOWK) — The Charleston Police Department has released the identity of the body found in the Kanawha River. On October 9, 2019, at around 5:30 p.m., Charleston Police responded to the 2800 block of Kanawha Blvd East in reference to the body.

Police have identified the body as John Douglas Mason, 56, of Charleston. The body was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner where an autopsy will be performed. At this time there is no foul play suspected.

This is a developing story, and we will continue to update it on WOWKTV.com, the WOWK 13 News App, and on 13 News on air.

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