CHARLESTON, W.Va. - State Police found a man shot dead in a garden in Clay County Tuesday.
Troopers went to a home in Hartland, south of Clay, to investigate after a resident reported a man had been shot. They found the body of Clarence Jack Stone, 65, of Indore, slumped over in the garden at the home.
A Sycamore Street resident called for help about 1:30 p.m. after hearing gunshots, and later seeing Stone's body, according to the secretary at the Clay detachment.
The secretary said the neighbor went out to check on Stone and called for help after finding he'd been shot.
Baylous said troopers are investigating the case as a homicide. No suspects have been named and troopers have no one in custody as of yet. A State Police crime scene team was at the scene Tuesday afternoon.
Anyone with information can contact troopers at the Clay detachment at 304-587-2201.
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