Remains discovered in southwest Roanoke Saturday afternoon

Roanoke Valley News

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — A lieutenant with the Roanoke Police Department told WFXR News that a body was discovered in southwest Roanoke Saturday afternoon.

A citizen notified authorities about the remains at 12:18 p.m. on Saturday, May 1.

The body has been taken to the Medical Examiner for positive identification.

More than a month ago, 81-year-old Harriet Hodges went missing from this area. However, Roanoke Police have not confirmed an identity at this time.

This is an ongoing story. WFXR News will continue to provide updates as more information becomes available.

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