Ohio County Sheriff Tom Howard has said that they are investigating what they call “suspicious circumstances” that led to an “unattended death” on Wednesday night.

Sheriff Howard confirms his deputies responded to a call at a house on Boone and Hedges Road off of GC&P Road around 9 p.m.

The sheriff said the situation warrants a thorough investigation and more information will be released when it becomes available.

He added that an autospy is scheduled for this morning at 9 o’clock.