Body found in South Holston River in Washington County, Va.


Police are investigating after a body was found in the South Holston River. 

The Washington County, Virginia Sheriff’s Office says someone discovered the body around 2:07 p.m. in the Alvarado Station area. 

Investigators have not released the person’s identity. The body will be sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Roanoke for an autopsy. 

No other details have been released, but the sheriff’s office says more information will be released once it becomes available. 

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