Scott County

Body found on side of the road in Scott County

SCOTT COUNTY, Va. - Investigators in Scott County, Virginia are looking for answers after a woman's body was found in a ditch on the side of a road.

We're told a passerby called 911 around 9:00 Sunday morning after seeing a body in a ditch near Clinch River Highway.

Sheriff John Puckett tells us the woman was identified as Mary Darnell of Dungannon, Virginia.

The details of Darnell's death are not known at this time.

An autopsy is set for Tuesday.

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