UPDATE: Body found near Duffield, Va. road identified; examiner says not suspicious


SCOTT COUNTY, Va. (WJHL) – UPDATE: The body found near Boone Trail Road in Scott County on Sunday has been identified.

According to a release from the Scott County Sheriff’s Office, the deceased man has been identified as Robin Dean Freeman, 60, of Coeburn, Virginia.

The release says the medical examiner stated that the death was not suspicious in nature.

The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigations assisted with the investigation.


The Scott County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a body was found near a Duffield road.

According to Sheriff Jeff Edds, deputies were called to Boone Trail Road near the industrial park Saturday after a man’s body was found.

Sheriff Edds told News Channel 11 that the body was decomposing.

The body was sent to the medical examiner’s office in Roanoke for autopsy and identification.

The Virginia State Police is assisting in the search.

This is a developing story. Look for updates on WJHL.com.

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