PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – FBI and officials are investigating after a West Virginia couple was reported to have a body in their backyard.

WTRF in Wheeling, W. Va. reports that rescue teams were digging up the Windsor Heights, Marshall County backyard after an unconfirmed report of a body.

Officials describe the incident as a “delicate situation” because the couple living at the house “had to bury their son last week,” according to WTRF.

The couple’s son is said to have died of some kind of infection at the age of 38.

Officials tell the station they have recovered two pieces of evidence.

Stay with KDKA for more information.

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