BIG STONE GAP, Va. - The discovery of a body in southwest Virginia prompted an investigation.
Big Stone Gap police say the body was found Tuesday night on Pennington Gap Road along the Powell River just outside of Big Stone Gap.
Identification of the body is underway.
Earlier we reported the case of missing man Terry Bishop. He's been missing since May 8 and police are checking to see if they body may be him. Click here to read more.
We spoke with his niece, who tells us police have collected DNA from another family member.
We're also told police took items from Bishop's home as well, which is less than five miles from where police found the unidentified body.
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