AMHERST COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — A man has been arrested after a fatal shooting incident in a remote area of the George Washington National Forest in Amherst County.

The Amherst County Sheriff’s Office says public safety received a call on Jan. 19 for a man who was suffering from a gunshot wound in the Alhambra Rd area. After deputies arrived on the scene and performed an extensive search they found 49-year-old Kevin D. Hartless of Amherst County dead in a remote area of the National Forest.

Deputies say 43-year-old Joseph F. Cunningham of Buckingham County was detained at the scene and later charged with involuntary manslaughter.

Cunningham is being held without bond in the Amherst County Adult Detention

The Amherst County Sheriff’s Office says they are still investigating the incident and anyone with information is asked to contact Captain Thompson at 434-946-9373 ext. 6 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900.