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This KFC location is located on Virginia Avenue in Collinsville, where the body was found.

At approximately 7:01 a.m. this morning, the Martinsville-Henry County 911 Center received a call of a deceased person behind Kentucky Fried Chicken located at 3500 Virginia Ave. in Collinsville.

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene, and the deceased was found in the rear parking lot near the dumpsters.

The decedent is a white male wearing a black baseball cap, black t-shirt, blue coat and blue jeans.

The cause of death is unknown at this time. However, evidence at the scene could indicate a possible drug overdose.

The body was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the Western District of Virginia for identification and an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death.

Anyone having information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Henry County Sheriff’s Office at (276) 638-8751 or Crimestoppers at 63-CRIME (632-7463).

The Crimestoppers Program offers rewards up to $2,500 for information related to crime.  The nature of the crime and the substance of the information determine the amount of reward paid.

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