UPDATE: Police in search of man charged with obstructing death investigation

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DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7) --

UPDATE:

The Danville Police Department is asking for your help in finding a man wanted in connection with the Travel Inn death investigation that occurred yesterday on Main St.

Wayne Lamon McCullor, 40, is charged with possession of a firearm after being convicted of a felony and obstructing a death investigation.

As WDBJ7 reported earlier, the incident is now being treated as a suicide. However, no firearm was found at the scene initially.

Police say they eventually learned that another tenant of the motel had taken the gun from the scene.

McCullor was located and turned in the missing firearm over to investigators.

After further investigation, warrants for McCullor's arrest have been made and Police are searching for his whereabouts at this time.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call 799-5111.

UPDATE:

Right now, police are treating this incident as a suicide. Because of this, the man's name is not being released.

The investigation was prolonged due to key evidence being removed from the scene prior to the arrival of responding officers.

This incident remains under investigation, if you have any information, call the Danville Police.

UPDATE:

Authorities have confirmed a man found dead behind a Danville motel is from Greensboro, North Carolina.

The man's name has not yet been released because police are still working to notify his family.

There is no word yet on the manner or cause of the man's death.

WDBJ7 has a crew on scene and we are working to get more information.

Stay with us for updates.

ORIGINAL STORY:


Danville police are investigating after a man's body was found Thursday afternoon.

Authorities said a person cutting grass saw the body behind the Travel Inn on West Main Street around 4:00 p.m.

There's no word yet on the manner or cause of death.

WDBJ7 is working to get more information.

Stay with WDBJ7 for updates.