Cause of death determined for Christiansburg man found dead after multiday search

71-year-old went out for motorcycle ride on Sept. 15 and never came home

By Jeff Williamson - Digital Content Manager

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. - The death of a 71-year-old missing Christiansburg man has been ruled accidental.

Authorities found Carl "Denny" Alls dead at about 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 20.

Alls died of multiple blunt force trauma, according to the medical examiner.

Alls was last seen leaving his home for a motorcycle ride on Sunday, Sept. 15.

Multiple agencies and many volunteers spent countless hours searching for him before his body was found.

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