Body found in Pulaski Co. area of New River

Published: Jan. 21, 2023 at 2:43 PM EST
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PULASKI Co., Va. (WDBJ) - The body of a female was recovered from the New River along the 4000 block of Clarks Ferry Road Saturday, January 21, with other “items of evidentiary value.”

The body was taken to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Roanoke, according to the Pulaski Co. Sheriff’s Office. The identity has not been determined.

Four people had been arrested after a body was found in the New River the previous Saturday.

The body of a man identified as Johnny Raymond Thomas, 52 of Pulaski, was found in the 4000 block of Clark’s Ferry Road in the Delton area of Pulaski County January 14. The medical examiner determined his cause of death to be homicide due to gunshot wounds.

Thomas’s girlfriend, Jamie Leigh Frazier, 25 of Dublin, was being sought. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office said Mark David Weiss, 52, of Draper killed Frazier and Thomas and dumped their bodies into the river.