Double homicide reported in Marlinton

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Two people are found dead and multiple agencies are searching for a suspect.

Pocahontas County Sheriff David Jonese said a married couple were found dead Friday evening. The location of the scene has not been released.  

Sheriff Jonese said his department and West Virginia State Police are searching for a suspect. 

According to the Bath County, Virginia Sheriff’s Office, police are searching for a 22-year-old man with brown hair, glasses, a beard and is approximately 265 pounds. He is believed to be in a 2007 black Honda Pilot, West Virginia tag LE09 and believed to be armed and dangerous.

The identities of the victims have not yet been released.

Stay with 59 News and WVNSTV.COM for more on this developing story. 

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