MCSO searching for man connected to fatal crash, warrant issued

Published: Nov. 15, 2022 at 1:51 PM EST
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MONONGALIA COUNTY, W.Va (WDTV) - STORY UPDATE (11/15/22 at 4:05 p.m.)

According to a release from the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Office, detectives have obtained a first-degree murder warrant for 23-year-old Chance Austin Williams, of Morgantown.

Williams is considered armed and dangerous. He was last seen on foot in the area of White Ave. and Marilla Park earlier on Tuesday.

His current location is unknown at this time, authorities said.

Anyone with information on Williams’ whereabouts is asked to call the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Office at 304-291-7260 or MECCA 911.

ORIGINAL STORY (11/15/22 at 2 p.m.)

The Monongalia County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man allegedly connected to a fatal crash Tuesday morning.

Deputies were dispatched to a single-vehicle accident Tuesday morning around 4:10 on Greenbag Rd. near the intersection of Luckey Lane, according to a release from the MCSO.

When deputies arrived, they saw a vehicle that ran off the roadway into a ditch.

The driver of the vehicle, 47-year-old Jamey Lynn Corbin, of Fairmont, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the release. Deputies said Corbin died of injuries “not consistent with a motor vehicle accident.”

During the investigation, the release says detectives determined that another person was in the vehicle when Corbin died.

Detectives are seeking the whereabouts of 23-year-old Chance Austin Williams, of Morgantown. He is considered armed and dangerous, deputies said.

Anyone with information on Williams’ whereabouts is asked to call the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Office at 304-291-7260 or MECCA 911.

The MCSO is not releasing any further information at this time.