MONONGALIA COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – An early morning car crash in Monongalia County on Tuesday has turned into a murder investigation and an ongoing manhunt for a possible armed and dangerous suspect.
On November 15, 2022, at approximately 04:10 AM, Monongalia County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a single-vehicle accident on Greenbag Road near the intersection of Luckey Lane. Upon arrival, deputies observed a vehicle that had run off the roadway into a ditch.
The driver of the vehicle, Jamey Lynn Corbin, 47 years old of Fairmont, WV was pronounced deceased at the scene. Corbin died of injuries not consistent with a motor vehicle accident.
During the investigation, Detectives determined that another person was in the vehicle when Corbin died.
Detectives are seeking the whereabouts of Chance Austin Williams, 23 years old of Morgantown. Monongalia County Sheriff’s Detectives have obtained a First-Degree Murder warrant for Williams. Williams is considered Armed and Dangerous.
According to the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department, Chance Austin Williams was last seen on foot in the area of White Avenue/Marilla Park earlier today, his location is unknown at this time. Anyone who may have information on the whereabouts of Williams is asked to call the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Office at 304-291-7260 or MECCA 911.
No further information has been released at this time.