UPDATE: Wyoming County drowning victim identified

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INDIAN CREEK, WV (WVNS) — 1/10/20 9:20 a.m. UPDATE: The name of the victim from Thursday’s drowning in Wyoming County is released.

The Wyoming County Sheriff’s Department identified him as Robin Steele, 64, of Indian Creek. Deputies said preliminary investigations show no foul play was involved.

Steele’s body was sent to the state medical examiner’s office for an official autopsy.


INDIAN CREEK, WV (WVNS) — ORIGINAL STORY: Emergency crews are on the scene of a possible drowning in the Indian Creek area of Wyoming County.

Dispatchers told 59News the call came in around 3:20 p.m. on Thursday, January 9, 2020. It happened near Indian Village. The person was found dead when emergency crews arrived.

Details are limited. Law enforcement are still on scene.

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