CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- South Charleston detectives are investigating the discovery of a woman's dead body in a yard Thursday afternoon. The body was found in a yard in the 4200 block of River Avenue, Assistant Chief Bob Houck said. Kanawha Metro 911 dispatchers said a call came in about 3:30 p.m. concerning a person down on the ground. Houck said the woman was dead when officers arrived. He did not know if there were any injuries or how the woman died.