According to the Wyoming County Sheriff’s Department the remains that were found in the Guyandotte River are that of Robert Lee Adams. Adams was the subject of a missing person search. He was last seen on May 11, 2016.
ORIGINAL STORY: Deputies are on the scene of an investigation into a dead body found in the Guyandotte river. The body was reported to officials at around 11 a.m. Monday, May 23, 2016. It was located near the campgrounds on R.D. Bailey Lake.
At this time there is no word on the identity of the body or how the person was killed. The state medical examiner was called to the scene and was still on location during the early afternoon hours. The case in under investigation by the Wyoming County Sheriff’s Department.