Deputies investigating incident near Forked Run

By Sarah Hawley -

REEDSVILLE — The Meigs County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident on the eastern end of Meigs County which reportedly occurred on Wednesday.

First responders were called to the area near the spillway at Forked Run State Park just after noon for a woman who had possibly been assaulted.

Major Scott Trussell of the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office said the female victim was taken by air medical helicopter to St. Marys Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia, for treatment of her injuries.

In addition to the scene near Forked Run, deputies were on a second scene reportedly involved in the case, at a residence on Bald Knob Stiversville Road.

Trussell assured there is no risk to the public in connection with the case. The extent of the woman’s injuries are unknown.

Law enforcement remains on the scene as the investigation continues. Sheriff Keith Wood reports multiple people have been taken in for questioning in regards to this incident though no arrests have been made.

The Daily Sentinel will provide updates on as information becomes available.

By Sarah Hawley

Sarah Hawley is the managing editor of The Daily Sentinel.

Sarah Hawley is the managing editor of The Daily Sentinel.