KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) – A Charleston family who thought they found the best car for their next chapter in life is on the hunt again after they said their Kia Soul was stolen early Saturday morning from their home in Kanawha City and was later involved in a crash in Putnam County.
Jeff Newcomer said his day started in confusion.
“We woke up Saturday morning; my wife asked where the KIA was,” he recalled. “She said, it’s usually parked out front and was not parked out front. It was gone.”
Newcomer said they had just bought the 2021 Kia Soul just a month ago, and it wasn’t where it was parked and locked the night before.
He said the family’s Ring doorbell wasn’t charged and did not record the apparent theft. All that was left in the car’s place was shattered black glass.
“We immediately picked up the phone and called Metro (911) and not two, three …