UPDATE: Missing Campbell County man found dead in Roanoke, no foul play

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According to Caitlyn Cline with Roanoke Police, the Medical Examiner determined there was no foul play involved in the death of Nicholas Sherman.

Cline says it was determined to be an overdose.


The Roanoke Police Department says Nicholas Sherman was found dead Sunday morning at approximately 9:30. His remains were found in a vehicle parked along Lombardy Avenue in Northwest Roanoke, according to a statement from police.

Officers say they were dispatched to Lombardy Avenue, after receiving a call about a body in a parked 2005 Toyota 4-Runner. The vehicle's plates matched that of a truck belonging to Sherman, police said, adding that the body found inside the vehicle was later identified as Sherman.

Sherman's remains will be sent to a medical examiner who will perform an autopsy to determine cause and manner of death, according to the police department statement.



The Campbell County Sheriff's Office and the Roanoke City Police Department seek the public's assistance in locating a missing man.

According to the Roanoke City Police Department's Facebook, Nicholas Sherman, 31, a Campbell County resident, may be in the Roanoke area.

According to Sherman's wife, he was last seen on Thursday, February 15, around 3:30 p.m. at Taco Bell/Pizza Hut on Washington Ave. in Vinton. Sherman drives a 2003 silver Toyota 4Runner.

According to his wife, Sherman stands 6'0 tall and weighs 200 pounds, and has scars on his left arm and both thighs. He was last seen wearing jeans and brown boots and carrying an Under Armour bookbag. His cell phone has been off since 5 p.m. on February 15 and there has been no activity on his credit card since 11 a.m. on February 15, his wife confirms.

This is a developing story, stay with WDBJ7 for more updates.