FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Morgantown Police and Fire Recover Body From Deckers Creek
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - At 4:45 p.m. on March 14, officers from the Morgantown Police Department were notified of a dead body in Deckers Creek. Officers and firefighters from the Morgantown Fire Department responded and recovered the body of an adult female from Deckers Creek behind 45 Deckers Creek Blvd.
The female was identified as Candace McLaughlin, 48 years of age, of Morgantown. McLaughlin was reported as missing to the Morgantown Police Department on March 13.
There were no apparent signs of injury or trauma to the body. The body was transported to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Charleston for further examination.
Detectives with the Morgantown Police Department are investigating the incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Detective Division at 304-284-7454 or leave an anonymous tip by calling the MPD Tip Line at 304-284-7520.