Father and son found shot to death inside Alleghany County home

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Published: Jan. 14, 2022 at 12:38 PM EST
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ALLEGHANY, Va. (WDBJ) - The Alleghany County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the deaths of a father and son in Alleghany County, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies were called to the 100 block of Griffith Lane in Clifton Forge around 8:15 p.m. January 13.

The person who called was a family friend who had not heard from them and wanted to have someone check on them, according to Deputy Chief Matt Bowser.

Deputies found 59-year-old Brian Scott Nicely and his son, 20-year-old Tanner Nicely, dead with gunshot wounds to the head, according to Bowser.

Investigators found a gun at the scene.

They are not seeking anyone in connection with the shooting, and say this is believed to be an isolated incident with no danger to the public.

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