The Winchester Police Department is conducting a death investigation after finding a man’s body Tuesday evening. Around 7:00 p.m. on October 25, 2016, a family member reported a man missing. Officers knew the man to frequent a wooded area behind Lowe’s on Pleasant Valley Road. Officers searched the area between Lowe’s and Interstate 81. They located a tent with a deceased subject inside.
The subject is believed to be a white male. The remains are being sent to the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office to determine the cause of death and positively identify the individual. The investigation is ongoing, but police do not suspect foul play.