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Man's body found in Roanoke River near Blue Ridge Parkway overlook

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ROANOKE, Virginia — Police are investigating a body found in the Roanoke River near a Blue Ridge Parkway overlook.

The Roanoke County Police Department tells media outlets that the body of a man was found Sunday afternoon near the Roanoke River Overlook off the parkway. The body was sent to the medical examiner.

The site is near where authorities conducted a search last week for a missing Roanoke City man.

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