UPDATE: Schilling Bridge is now open to traffic. The investigation continues. The body will be taken to the state Medical Examiner’s Office in Charleston for identification, which could take several days.
ELM GROVE, W.Va. (WTRF) – Police are investigating reports of a body found in Little Wheeling Creek.
Wheeling Police Public Information Officer Philip Stahl tells 7News police received a call around 5:00 p.m. saying someone saw a body in the area.
Police detectives, Wheeling Fire Department personnel, as well as the West Virginia Medical Examiners Officers all responded to the scene.
The bridge is closed to the public while they investigate.
Stay with 7News for updates.