Body Found Near Blue Ridge Parkway Overlook

 

Last updated 10/11/2021 at 4:06pm



On Saturday, Oct. 9, 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 the Yadkin Valley Overlook at Milepost 289.8.

The cause of death is unknown, and an investigation is underway led by the NPS Investigative Services Branch, with assistance from NC State Bureau of Investigation.

No further details are available at this time.

The Blue Ridge Parkway stretches 469 miles (755 kilom...



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