Investigation Underway Into Woman's Death Near St. Albans

The Kanawha County Sheriff's office is investigating after a woman's body was found Monday inside a St. Albans apartment. Metro 911 operators received a call of a cardiac arrest on Miracle Drive, near Saint Albans and medics found 26-year old Linda Thornton dead at the scene. Cpl. B-D Humphreys tells us the medical examiner's office is performing an autopsy and toxicology screening to determine a cause of death, and it's possible it was an overdose. Humphrey's also says three children ages 5 years, 3 years, and 5 months were inside the apartment at the time, and Child Protective Services released them to family members.