Logan County Sheriff Identifies Body Found in Guyandotte River

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CHAPMANVILLE, WV (WOWK) –  The Logan County Sheriff’s Department has identified the body found in the Guyandotte River at Sawmill Road near Chapmanville on October 8th, 2018.

Deputies responded to a call of a body located in the River at around 5:30 PM. 

After processing the scene and conducting a follow-up investigation, the Sheriff’s Department and the Medical Examiner’s Office were able to confirm the identity of the body.

The body of Elba Ray Workman Jr., 41, of Chapmanville, was positively identified by fingerprints according to the Medical Examiner’s Office.

The Logan County Sheriff’s Department’s investigation into the cause of death as well as the interview of individuals that were associated with Workman is ongoing.

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