30-year-old woman found dead inside Danville home, police say

Authorities say she was found in the Lands End area

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DANVILLE, Va. – A homicide investigation is underway in Danville, according to the Danville Police Department.

On Wednesday at about 9 a.m., police received a 911 call requesting a wellness check for a resident on Lands End Road.

Upon arrival, authorities found a woman inside the home who was unresponsive.

We’re told that she was later pronounced dead at the scene by the Danville Life Savings Crew.

Officers have identified the victim as 30-year-old Brittany Nicole Poole.

Evidence at the scene led the Danville Police Department to immediately begin a homicide investigation.

The victim’s body will be transported to the Medical Examiner’s office in Roanoke for an autopsy and final determination of the cause of death.

At this time, the crime scene is being processed and the neighborhood will be canvassed throughout the day by police personnel.

Residents of Lands End and the surrounding areas who may have surveillance cameras of any type are asked to please contact the Danville Police Department through any of the platforms listed below.

Additionally, anyone with information on this incident or any suspicious activity whatsoever in the Lands End area is asked to contact the Danville Police Department through any available platforms including calling patrol at 799-6510, investigations at 799-6508, calling 911, contacting Crime stoppers at 434-793-0000, through social media or use our crime tips app CARE at https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=818#. Information leading to an arrest and conviction in this case will be eligible for a cash reward.

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Jazmine Otey joined the 10 News team in February 2021.