Police seek body after machete murder

machete murder
West Virginia police say homeless man hacked teen with machete, then tossed body in Kanawha River after snowball attack.

(WSAZ) A suspect is in custoday after police in Charleston, West Virginia say he hacked a man with a machete, stomped on his head and threw him in the Kanawha River.

Charleston Police arrested Brian Thompson, 23, on Sunday. He’s charged with malicious wounding and attempted murder.

Police say Brandon Robinson, 19, is the victim. They believe that he died but have not yet recovered his body.

Dispatchers say the initial call came in as an assault with injuries, saying that two people were attacked and one person was in the river.

Investigators say the fight began when Robinson threw a snowball at Thompson’s tent.

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