Skeletal remains found near US-220N in Roanoke

Published: Aug. 16, 2022 at 4:12 PM EDT
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Skeletal remains were found Tuesday in the area of US 220 and Franklin Road, according to Roanoke Police.

They were found and called in by someone walking in the trees and brush off an exit ramp.

A forensics investigation is underway.

There is no word yet regarding the identity of the remains, cause of death or how long the remains had been there. The remains are now in the hands of a medical examiner.

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