UPDATE: Officials says head wound "not self-inflicted" was on body found last week

TAYLOR COUNTY, W.Va. (WDTV) -- UPDATE 7/12/18 5:40PM
The homicide of a Taylor County man is still being investigated, but officials say a head wound was discovered on his body.

54-year-old Perry Setler was found dead last week in the Parkview Road area of Grafton, during a welfare check.

While officials initially suspected no foul play, but that changed on Wednesday. Officials say that they discovered a head wound that was "not self-inflicted."

Officials say the decomposition of the body due to heat prevented them from determining the case was a homicide sooner.

UDPATE 7/12/18 11:55PM
Officials say a Grafton man found dead last week was "not self-inflicted."

54-year-old Perry Setler was found dead last week in the Parkview Road area of Grafton.

While officials initially told 5 News that no foul play was suspected, that changed on Wednesday. The Taylor County Sheriff's Office says the case is now being investigated as a homicide.

Officials say the reason for the change is that the body was decomposed to the point that the wound was hard to find.

No further information has been released about the investigation at this time.

Stay with 5 News for the latest.

UPDATE 7/11/18 2:12PM
The Taylor County Sheriff's Department is now investigating to death of a man found last week in Grafton as a homicide.

54-year-old Perry Setler of Grafton was found dead last Tuesday near the Parkview Road area.

Originally no foul play was suspected, but the Sheriff's Department says that has changed.

Stay with 5 News for the latest.

UPDATE 7/5/18
According to the Taylor County Sheriff's Department, a body found Tuesday has been identified as 54-year-old Perry Setler of Grafton.

Officials say Setler's family had not been in contact with him since Sunday.

Foul play is not suspected at this time. Officials are investigating.

ORIGINAL STORY
The Taylor County Prosecuting Attorney's office confirms a body was found in Taylor County.

Prosecutor John Bord said the body was found near the Parkview Road area in Grafton.

The Sheriff's Department is investigating. Stay with 5 News for updates.