Body Found Near Parkway Overlook


Last updated 10/10/2021 at 12:30pm

On Saturday, at approximately 1:14 p.m., National Park Service (NPS) dispatchers received a report from a park visitor of a body near an overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Law enforcement rangers responded to the scene and located a deceased male at 1:19 p.m., below Yadkin Valley Overlook at Milepost 289.8. Cause of death is unknown, and an investigation is underway led by NPS Investigative Services Branch with assistance from N.C. State Bureau of Investigation. No further details are available at this time.


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