WV KNIFE AND GUN - Mason Murder

A Mason County man was arrested Saturday in connection with a body that was found near Letart earlier this week.

Anthony Ray Yester, 47, of Letart, is charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of Paul Wesley Matheny, 41, of Leon, according to a news release from the Mason County Sheriff’s Office.

Matheny’s body was found in the bed of a truck Thursday in the 6000 block of Gill Ridge Road by tree service workers.

No information was available on what led to Matheny’s death.