Death investigation underway in Pittsylvania Co.

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PITTSYLVANIA CO. (WSLS 10) A death investigation is underway in Pittsylvania County. The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office says Monday around 7:00 p.m. deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 13000 block of Franklin Turnpike in Pittsylvania County regarding the discovery made by a resident of a deceased body.

Deputies arrived to find the deceased body of a male individual. Investigators were called to the location, interviewed witnesses and collected evidence for further analysis.

The body, which has not yet been positively identified, was transported to the Medical Examiner's office in Roanoke, Virginia where a cause and manner of death will be determined. The Sheriff's Office continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding this death.