Body pulled from Mon River, detectives look for clues

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Fishermen in Morgantown found a body floating in the Monongahela River around 5 p.m. Friday in the area of Monongahela Boulevard, north of the power station on Beechurst Avenue and south of the WVU Core Arboretum.

The body has been identified as Jeffrey Uphold, 23, of Bruceton Mills. Uphold was reported missing to the Morgantown Police Department by family members on September. 14. An autopsy is scheduled for today in Charleston.

Anyone with information about Uphold is asked to call the Morgantown Police Department Detective Division at 304-284-7454.