Police investigating suspicious death outside of Martinsburg, body believed to be unknown female

08 May 2024- Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department investigators are currently investigating a suspicious death that occurred yesterday in Martinsburg. Patrol deputies were called to the 100 block of Golf Course Road yesterday evening at approximately 7:30 pm after a body was found. They requested the assistance of criminal investigators after assessing the scene.

The victim is believed to be a female. The body will be transported to the Medical Examiner’s office in Charleston for an autopsy. The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office will be able to release more information once the autopsy is completed.

Please contact the BCSO Criminal Investigations Division at 304-267-7000 if you observed anything suspicious in that area yesterday.