UPDATE: Missing Summers County man found dead near home

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UPDATE 2/16/ 2020 9:05 P.M. – A missing Summers County man was found dead near his home on Sunday, February 16, 2020.

Sheriff Gary Wheeler told 59 News Ronald Smith’s body was found a few yards away from his home in the Meadow Creek area.

No foul play is suspected at this time but an investigation is underway. Smith’s body is being evaluated at the state medical examiner’s office in Charleston.

Stay with 59 News for more updates on this developing story.


MEADOW CREEK, WV (WVNS) — The Summers County Sheriff’s Department is asking for help to find a missing man.

Ronald V. Smith was last seen at his home in Meadow Creek on Sunday, February 9, 2020. He is 67-years-old with gray hair and brown eyes. He is 5’8′ and weighs 135 pounds.

If anyone has information on his whereabouts, contact the sheriff’s department at (304)-466-7111.

Ronald V. Smith

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