UPDATE: Police identify body found along U.S. 29 near Lovingston - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

UPDATE: Police identify body found along U.S. 29 near Lovingston

Posted:
By Staff

TUESDAY UPDATE: The Office of the Medical Examiner has confirmed the identity of the man found Monday as Sean P. Daly, 42, of Lovingston.

Daly was found about three-tenths of a mile from his home, Virginia State Police said in a news release. Authorities said there is no indication of traumatic injury.

EARLIER: Virginia Department of Transportation crews discovered the body of an unidentified 42-year-old white man while cutting right-of-way on U.S. 29 on Monday afternoon.

The body was located over an embankment not far from a residential area called Cannery Loop, north of Lovingston, said Nelson County Sheriff David Brooks. The man’s name was not released pending notification of his family.

The cause of death is unknown although Brooks expects to learn more from the medical examiner later this week. The body is currently at the medical examiner’s office in Richmond.

The man had been missing for five or six days and a missing persons report had just been filed on him Monday morning.

“There’s no reason to believe that any foul play was involved,” Brooks said. “There was a medical history associated with the gentleman.”

  • Virginia Settles ABC Lawsuit

    Virginia Settles ABC Lawsuit

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:09 PM EDT2014-07-31 02:09:02 GMT
    Attorney General Mark Herring says the Commonwealth has reached a settlement with Elizabeth Daly in her $40 million lawsuit against several agents of the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
    Attorney General Mark Herring says the Commonwealth has reached a settlement with Elizabeth Daly in her $40 million lawsuit against several agents of the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
  • Franklin County accident causes lane closures on Brooks Mill Road

    State Trooper injured in accident on Brooks Mill Road

    State Trooper injured in accident on Brooks Mill Road

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:31 PM EDT2014-07-30 19:31:25 GMT
    State Police confirm that a trooper was involved in a crash Tuesday night.
    State Police confirm that a trooper was involved in a crash Tuesday night.
  • Fugitive sex offender captured in Roanoke

    Fugitive sex offender captured in Roanoke

    Fugitive sex offender captured in Roanoke

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:41 AM EDT2014-07-30 04:41:44 GMT
    ROANOKE (WSLS) - A man wanted for sex crimes against a minor was captured in Roanoke during a traffic stop.
    ROANOKE (WSLS) - A man wanted for sex crimes against a minor was captured in Roanoke during a traffic stop.
Powered by WorldNow

WSLS 10, P.O. Box 10
Roanoke, VA 24022-0010

Telephone: 540.981.9110
Fax: 540.343.3157
Email: news@wsls.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.