On November 8, 2013, at approximately 7:00 a.m. Kanawha County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 3400 block of Simmons Creek Road, near Belle, WV. The body of an adult male was found on the roadside. The deceased male is Lewis Taylor, Jr., 30 years old of the Valley Grove community. An investigation into the cause of death is underway at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of West Virginia. There were no visible signs of trauma or foul play. Taylor was participating in the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office Day Report Program, having been ordered to through Kanawha County’s Domestic Violence Court.
Additional information may be available following the Medical Examiner investigation.