Welfare check turns to death investigation in Buchanan County

VANSANT, VA (WJHL) – Virginia State Police and deputies with the Buchanan County Sheriff’s office are investing a questionable death in Vansant, Virginia.  

Buchanan County Sheriff Ray Foster says tells News Channel 11 that deputies were called to a mobile home park for a Welfare Check off of Great Oaks Road around 9:45 a.m. Saturday morning. 

Once deputies arrived Sheriff Foster says they found a deceased person inside the mobile home. The body is being taken to Roanoke for an autopsy.

At this time the sheriff says foul play is being considered a possibility in this this dead investigation.

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