Nelson Sheriff Investigating Discovery Of Body

©2011 : Lawmen on the scene of of a body found along US 29 and Cannery Loop near Lovingston.

Cannery Loop & US 29
Near Lovingston
Nelson County, Virginia

VDOT workers made a gruesome discovery Monday afternoon just north of Lovingston. “This was the body of a 42 year old white male that was found by a VDOT worker cutting the right of way near Cannery Loop and US Route 29. The call came into our department around 2:15 PM,” said Nelson County Sheriff, David Brooks.

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The general area above where lawmen were investigating the scene along Cannery Loop.

Sheriff Brooks said he does not suspect foul play in the investigation and did say the person had been reported missing several days earlier. The name has not been released pending notification of kin. The body has been sent to the medical examiner’s office for an autopsy.


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