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Missing man’s body found in Boone County

BOONE COUNTY, W.Va. –– The Boone County Sheriff’s Office said the body of a missing man was found Saturday morning.

The body of Kaden Barker, 21, of Orgas, was located near Woodrow Hendricks Drive in the Orgas area, according to Boone County Sheriff Chad Barker.

Kaden Barker was reported missing earlier in the week after family members said they were unable to locate him. A search party was formed and deputies assisted in the search.

Deputies said a local property owner discovered the body, which will now be sent to a medical examiner.

The situation is under investigation. Sheriff Barker said it’s too early to tell if any foul play was involved.

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