Sheriff Ronald N. Sprinkle has released information that a decomposing body was found in a ravine near Moose’s Hollow Road, north of Troutville on Friday afternoon Sept. 30. There are no other details at this time.
An autopsy will be performed by the Western Virginia Medical Examiner’s Office to determine the identity of the remains. The investigation continues. “At this time we cannot confirm the name of a victim,” said Sprinkle who is awaiting notice from the Medical Examiner.
–Press Release submitted by Botetourt County Sheriff’s Office
One of the two missing people reported in Botetourt County this week, Jeffrey Walker, resides very close to the area where the body was found. On Monday and Tuesday many efforts were used to locate Walker. Those efforts included Reverse 911 to area residents and also EMS, law enforcement and Search and Rescue who traversed the same landscape looking for the missing man. Walker was last seen on Saturday evening, Sept 24.