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UPDATE: 4 dead following 3 shootings in W.Va

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State police say four people are dead in three shootings in north-central West Virginia. Photo: NBC State police say four people are dead in three shootings in north-central West Virginia. Photo: NBC
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MORGANTOWN, W. Va. - Update: 

Police say a West Virginia man suspected in four killings in separate shootings has been found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

State police spokesman Lt. Dennis Johnson says 39-year-old Jody Lee Hunt of Westover was found in the woods Monday evening in the southern part of Monongalia County.

Johnson says Hunt's body was found in "a power line right of way" around 7 p.m.


Previous coverage:
State police say four people are dead in three shootings in north-central West Virginia.

State police spokesman Lt. Michael Baylous says two of the shootings happened in the Westover area and the other occurred in the Cheat Lake area in Monongalia County. All three shootings occurred Monday.

Baylous identified the two victims from the Cheat Lake shooting as 39-year-old Sharon Kay Berkshire of Westover and 28-year-old David Frum of Maidsville.

911 director Mike Wolfe says police are searching for Jody Hunt in the case.

More details weren't immediately available.

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