Authorities investigating after body found at Grayson County campground

Death appears to be accidental

By Jeff Williamson - Digital Content Manager

WHITETOP, Va. - Sheriff's deputies in Grayson County are investigating a dead body found at the Creeper Trail Campground in Whitetop.

A spokesman for the Grayson County Sheriff's Office says the death of 38-year-old Jacob Richardson appears to be accidental, but an investigation is underway.

Richardson was found dead in a residence on Whitetop Road shortly after 1 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Sheriff's Office.

Deputies are not releasing the cause of death.

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