Police: Death investigation in Smyth County, Virginia



A report from the Smyth County Sheriff's Office says the body of a male victim was discovered at the residence located on Mill Creek Road and has been transported to Roanoke for an autopsy.

The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification to the victim's family.


A spokesperson with the Smyth County, Virginia Sheriff's Office said a suspicious death investigation is underway in the southern portion of the locality.

Investigators have been processing evidence at a home located in the 300 block of Mill Creek Road located outside of Chilhowie for most of Thursday afternoon.

The report said more details would be released later. News 5 has a crew in route and will supply more details as they become available.