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Body Found in Buckingham Positively Identified

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UPDATE: Buckingham County Sheriff’s Office Press Release 2/12/2014

The deceased white male found yesterday in a remote section of woods in Wingina, Buckingham County, has been positively identified as Gary Lee Christian, age 44, a resident of the area.

The investigation into the death of Mr. Christian is on-going but new investigative leads indicate that there were no signs of foul play. Final autopsy results are pending from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Richmond, Virginia.

Anyone that may have additional information concerning this case is asked to contact the Buckingham County Sheriff’s Office at 434-969-1772.

Buckingham County Sheriff's Office Press Release 2/11/2014

On Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 11:06 a.m. the Buckingham County Emergency Communication Center received a telephone call in reference to a deceased white male discovered in a wooded area off of Midland Road in the Wingina area of Buckingham County.

Deputies with the Sheriff’s Office responded and were led into a remote section of woods by several hunters who found the deceased.

Upon evaluating the scene, Investigators are calling this investigation suspicious in nature and the case remains open.

The deceased was transported to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Richmond, Virginia for an autopsy.

Anyone that may have information concerning this case is asked to contact the Buckingham County Sheriff’s Office at 434-969-1772.
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