Sheriff: No foul play suspected after body found in Smyth County cabin
The remains of a body were found in an abandoned cabin in Smyth County, Sheriff Chip Shuler confirmed on Thursday.
Shuler told News 5 that the body has been taken to the State Medical Examiner's Office in Roanoke for an autopsy. He noted that the location of the cabin was near the Wythe County border and no foul play was suspected in the death.
Preliminary data indicates that the body had been in that location for quite a while, the sheriff said.