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Death investigation underway after body found in Roanoke

The body was found Monday evening in a wooded area

ROANOKE, Va – A death investigation is underway after a body was found in Roanoke Monday night.

Roanoke City Police said the body was found at 7:19 p.m. in a wooded area near the 4400 block of Summit Drive. 

Police are not currently investigating the death as a homicide, but that has not been ruled out yet either.

Before police left the scene Monday night, a hazmat team was at the scene.

This is a developing story. Stick with WSLS 10 for updates.