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Authorities identify body found in New River

Investigators report that foul play is not suspected

Pulaski County deputies have identified the body found in the New River on Sunday.

PULASKI COUNTY, Va.UPDATE

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office has identified the body found by two fishermen in the New River on Sunday.

Police say the body has been identified as 45-year-old Vance Austin Eubank, of Christiansburg.

Investigators report that foul play is not suspected and say the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Investigator Hayes at 540-980-7800


ORIGINAL STORY

Authorities are asking for help as they look to identify a body found by two fishermen in the New River on Sunday.

Authorities are asking for help as they look to identify a body found by two fishermen in the New River on Sunday.

The body is that of a man who was about 6 feet tall and weighed about 200 pounds with brownish red hair and a receding hairline, according to the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities said the man was wearing a silver necklace with a cross pendant and had multiple tattoos.

  • The words “Laugh Now Cry Later” are on his upper left arm
  • Three skulls are on his upper right leg
  • A cross with a heart is on his right leg
  • A sun with a crown inside the sun is located on his chest

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office, Radford City Police Department and Radford City Fire Department responded to the New River in the area of Viscoe Road on Sunday after the body was found.

Anyone with information about the identity of the man is urged to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 540-980-7800.


About the Author:

Jeff Williamson arrived at WSLS 10 in March 2016.