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Murder Suspect Arrested in Boone County

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UPDATE: 10/18/2017 4:13 p.m.

BIG UGLY, WV (WOWK) -  A suspect has been charged with murder in connection to the body found in Big Ugly, WV on October 1st, 2017.

According to Boone County Magistrate Danny Moore, Allan Ray Lambert, 36, was arraigned earlier today.

He was taken to South Central Regional Jail where he is being held without bond.

Police say the investigation is ongoing. 


UPDATE: 10/3/2017 11:47 a.m.

Troopers with the WVSP Madison Detachment tell 13 News that they are investigating the body found in Big Ugly last Sunday as a homicide.

According to troopers, the body of Charles Lester Sr. was found October 1st, 2017. 

The West Virginia State Police is handling the investigation. 

If you have any information regarding the incident, you're asked to contact the WVSP Madison Detachment at (304) 369-7800.


ORIGINAL:

West Virginia State Troopers are investigating a body found in southern West Virginia.

Troopers say that the body was found Sunday evening in the Big Ugly area, near the Boone/Lincoln County border.

Troopers are considering the body found suspicious in nature.

Little additional details are available at this time.

West Virginia State Police is investigating this case.

We will provide more information on this as soon as we receive it.

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