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Virginia State Police investigating death in Bland County

Bland County, Va. (WVVA) - The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation's Wytheville Field Office is conducting an unattended death investigation in Bland County.

State police was notified at 12:25 p.m. Saturday (May 23) a body was discovered in a ditch along Wilderness Road, east of I-77.

State police are still processing the scene and working to determine the nature and circumstances related to the death of the male.

The body will be transported to the Office of the Medical Examiner in Roanoke for autopsy, examination and positive identification.  

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call the Virginia State Police Wytheville Division at 276-228-3131 or contact us by email at


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