Body Is Found In Woods

Published 3:11 pm Wednesday, February 12, 2014

WINGINA — The discovery of a deceased male in a wooded area off of Midland Road in Buckingham County is being termed suspicious by the Buckingham County Sheriff’s Office, according to a press release issued Tuesday, February 11.

“On Tuesday, February 11 at 11:06 a.m., the Buckingham County Emergency Communication Center received a telephone call in reference to a deceased white male discovered in a wooded area off of Midland Road in the Wingina area of Buckingham County. Deputies with the Sheriff’s Office responded and were led into a remote section of woods by several hunters who found the deceased,” the release states.

“Upon evaluating the scene, investigators are calling this investigation suspicious in nature and the case remains open. The deceased was transported to the medical examiner’s office in Richmond for an autopsy. Anyone that may have information concerning this case is asked to contact the Buckingham County Sheriff’s Office at 434-969-1772.”

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According to the email send to The Herald Tuesday evening, no other information is being released at this time.