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LATEST: Victim identified in Christmas Day Homicide

2:19 p.m. Dec. 27, 2017 UPDATE:

Chief Howell of the Princeton Police Department said Angela Seal, 34, of Princeton, WV is the victim in a homicide investigation.  It happened at 415 Mercer Street on Christmas Day.

There is a suspect in custody. Right now, he is being detained on unrelated charges, his name is not being released at this time.  

If anyone has any information on this case please call Capt. Compton or Det. Butler with the Princeton Police Department at 304-487-5000 or CrimeStoppers of WV at 304-255-STOP (7867).



1:30 p.m. Dec. 27, 2017 UPDATE:

Police in Princeton are investigating a body found in an apartment on Christmas Day.  The person was found dead by a family member.  Officers said they are investigating it as a homicide.  Further details on the investigation were not available. 


PRINCETON, W.Va (WVNS) -- On December 25, 2017, Princeton Police and Princeton Rescue Squad were called to the 400-block of Mercer Street after the body of a woman was found by a family member.

Detectives told 59 News the autopsy will be conducted tomorrow.  No arrests have been made, but the case still remains under investigation.

Stick with 59 News for further developments of this story.

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