NVDaily update: Winchester woman found dead at courthouse

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – A 51-year-old Winchester woman was found dead this morning in a bathroom at the Berkeley County Courthouse.

According to a news release from the Martinsburg Police Department, officers responded along with the Martinsburg Fire Department to the courthouse, 100 W. King St., at about 8:13 a.m. Tuesday, where they discovered a deceased woman in the bathroom. It was later determined that the woman had entered the courthouse after 3 p.m. Monday and went into the bathroom, which was then locked from the inside.

After assessment of the scene by police and a medical examiner, it was determined that no signs of foul play were present. The death was subsequently ruled by the medical examiner to be of an undetermined natural cause, with the toxicology pending.

Contact was then made with family members to notify them of the death. The woman was determined to be Stacie Wolford, 51, of Winchester, Virginia.

— The Journal

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