Foul play not suspected after dead man found in Roanoke River, police say

Man found near Piedmont Park

By Lindsey Kennett - Reporter, Samantha Smith - Digital Content Producer

ROANOKE, Va. - Police say they have found a dead man in the Roanoke River but do not suspect foul play.

Officers reportedly received a call for a dead person in the Roanoke River near the Piedmont Park area around 12:30 p.m. Monday. 

Officers are waiting to hear back from the medical examiner before releasing any further information. 

Authorities are still at the scene, and 10 News has a crew there working to learn more.

This investigation is ongoing. 

 

 

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