Unattended death reported in Wythe

Virginia State Police is investigating an unattended death in Wythe County.
At approximately 7:27 a.m. Friday (Dec. 15), Virginia State Police responded to a report of a body alongside Route 11/Lee Highway, approximately a half-mile from where Exit 67 on Interstate 81 intersects with Route 11. State police is in the process of confirming the individual’s identity and the circumstances related to the individual’s death. The incident remains under investigation.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Virginia State Police at 540-444-7788 or questions@vsp.virginia.gov.