Wheeling Police investigating murder in Mozart; one person detained

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October 31 2021 11:59 pm

OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. (WTRF) — The Wheeling Police are investigating a murder that happened in Mozart.

7NEWS reporter Kathryn Ghion is live on the scene. Watch her report here.

Wheeling Police say the murder happened Friday afternoon on South Frazier Street.

Police say they received a call of ‘suspicious activity and found a woman dead inside a home when they arrived.

Wheeling PD says they found a person running away from the scene once they arrived.

One person has been detained as a possible suspect and that person has been taken to a local hospital, say Wheeling Police.

South Frazier Avenue is closed to motorists at this time with a heavy police presence.

The Wheeling Police Dept., Ohio County Sheriff’s Office and the West Virginia State Police are on scene.

Police say they have the situation under control and there is no danger to the residents in the area.

7News is on the scene working to get more details. Stick with 7News for updates.

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