HUNTINGTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Huntington man was arrested Wednesday and faces charges in relation to the death of a woman whose body was found last week.
Reports from the Huntington Police Department indicate that Peter VanMaasdam, 31 of Huntington, was arrested by authorities with the department’s Detectives Bureau and Huntington Violent Crime/Drug Task Force on Wednesday.
VanMaasdam is being charged with murder and concealment of a body, charges issued in relation to the discovery of a body in the Huntington area over the weekend.
The body is reported to be that of Mary Deel, 46 of Huntington. Her body was found near the railroad tracks in the 300 block of 7th Avenue on Friday.
It was revealed soon after the discovery of the body that the incident was being investigated as a homicide.
The investigation will continue following the arrest, as indicated by Huntington PD.