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Woman's body found in Carroll County, sheriff says

A suspect is in custody, though that person has not been charged with murder

February 11, 2013|WDBJ7 Web Staff

CARROLL CO., Va. — The Carroll County Sheriff says a body has been found in the Cana area.

The woman’s body was found Saturday night on Holly Ridge Road in Cana. According to Sheriff John Gardner, the woman appears to be in her 40s.

The man who found the body said he found it off the side of Holly Ridge Road.

Sheriff Gardner says investigators had been looking for a woman reported missing earlier Saturday. The woman reported missing was around the same age as the body that was found.

The medical examiner is performing an autopsy on the body.

Gardner said a suspect is in custody, though that person has not been charged with murder.

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