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DNR Investigates Death Of Wetzel County Hunter

By Staff | Nov 21, 2017

Hoy R. Murphy Jr., media representative for the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources, confirmed that a Wetzel County man died Monday, Nov. 20 while deer hunting.

Murphy said Kenneth Franklin Lafferty III, age 20, died in a “single subject incident while hunting deer with a rifle.”

Murphy said the incident happened around noon, and is being investigated by DNR Police officers.

Lafferty was a New Martinsville resident.

Murphy had no other details at this time.