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Body Found In Boone Co. Turns Out To Be Mannequin

The Boone County Sheriff’s Office says they received a call of possible body spotted in the water.

The body was later discovered to be a mannequin.

West Virginia State Police, Danville Volunteer Fire Dept., Morrisville Fire Dept., Boone Co. Ambulance Authority and Boone Co. Emergency Management Officials responded to the call at a coal slurry impoundment on the Hobet property.

Drone technology was used to help assist in the recovery and to help prevent the rescuers from having to venture into the water with a boat.



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