Body discovered in water near dam on Roanoke River

Authorities are investigating after a body was found in the water near a dam on the Roanoke River in Vinton, according to the Roanoke County Police Department.

Officials said the body was discovered around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday near the Niagara Dam.

The body will be taken to the medical examiner’s office for identification, according to police.

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