UPDATE: Body found on roadway in Glen Dale identified



Police have identified the victim as Randy Strawn of Cameron.

Jan. 19

Police are investigating after a body was found in Glen Dale Friday night.

The initial call came in as someone laying in the road. Police found a middle-aged man laying deceased on 8th Street near Reynolds Memorial Hospital. The man was from the Cameron area.

After looking at surveillance footage, Sheriff Kevin Cecil says the man appears to have been pushed out of a pickup truck onto the road. The vehicle, identified as a Chevy Colorado, has since been impounded, and police say they do know who was involved. Sheriff Cecil says criminal charges are pending for two people. The cause of death has not been determined by the medical examiner yet.

Marshall County Sheriff’s Department, Glen Dale Police and West Virginia State Police worked overnight on the case.

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