Man found frozen to death on Charleston, WV front porch

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WOWK) -- A man was found frozen on the front porch of a home on Charleston's West Side, according to the city's Chief of Police, Steve Cooper.

Police were called to the scene, along the 1800 block of 7th Avenue in Charleston just before noon on December 31.

Neighbors said they saw the man purchasing liquor yesterday. The unidentified man, according to police, was homeless.

No word on how long the man had been on the porch before the 911 call came in. His name has not been released.

Investigators do not believe foul play is involved.

Officers are urging everyone in the city to seek shelter during freezing temperatures. Resources are available, they said.