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Sheriff's office: woman's body pulled from Rockingham County river; no indication of foul play

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HARRISONBURG, Virginia — Authorities say the body of a Harrisonburg woman has been found in a Rockingham County river.

The Daily News-Record (http://bit.ly/1JtZ5N4) reports sheriff's deputies and local fire department crews pulled the body of 69-year-old Leigh Atkins from the North River on Tuesday.

The county sheriff's office says in a statement that farmers in the area had spotted the body.

The body was sent to a medical examiner and the investigation is continuing. The release says there was no indication of foul play.


Information from: Daily News-Record, http://www.dnronline.com

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