Deputies identify body found in Buchanan Co

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Published: Sep. 21, 2022 at 12:20 PM EDT
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The body found has been identified as Joseph Harold Belcher, 47, of Breaks, VA.

The cause of death will be determined by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of Virginia after a local examination.

Police say foul play is still not suspected at this time and the investigation is still ongoing.

Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Investigators responded to the bank of the Levisa River early Wednesday morning, after the body of a deceased male was discovered.

The victim has been identified, but his name will be withheld until his next of kin is notified.

According to authorities, there are no signs of foul play at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigations is assisting in the investigation.