Story by Mike Nolting, MetroNews

GRANVVILLE, W.Va. — Deputies from the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department recovered a body from the Monongahela River near Granville Wednesday afternoon.

Granville police were called to Lazzelle Union Road near Scotts Run Road for a body found in the river at around 1:09 p.m.

Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the scene.

The body was removed from the water and transported to the state Medical Examiner for an autopsy.

The Granville Police Department, Granville Fire Department, Mon EMS and Monongalia County Medical Examiners all responded to the scene.