Troopers investigating after man found dead in wooded field

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CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) — State troopers in West Virginia were called to investigate a body found in Kanawha County on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021. Cpl. N.A. Manolakos and TFC S.M. Thompson of the Quincy Detachment responded to the call at 3:35 p.m.

The body of a white man was found in a wooded field off of Paint Creek Road in Kanawha County. According to a release, the victim was identified as Wayne Woodson.

Troopers said Mr. Woodson was shot. An investigation into the incident is under way. No further details were released.

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