Man charged with abuse of a corpse faced an extradition hearing this morning.

Belmont County

Wheeling, W.Va. (WTRF)- A man charged with abuse of a corpse faced an extradition hearing this morning.

31-year-old John Polen waived his extradition rights in Ohio County.

He was involved in a presumed fatal car crash earlier this week along I-470.

However, authorities determined that the victim was already dead prior to the accident.

An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow but officials say it will be a while before police expect a full report.

Polen will now face charges in Belmont County.



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