Hanover Investigating Death, House Fire

Authorities found man dead from apparent gunshot wound behind home

July 19, 2018 - 4:35 pm

(Hanover County, Va. – wrva.com) – The Hanover County Sherriff’s Office is investigating after a body was discovered with a gunshot wound while crews were on the scene of a home to put out a fire.

The sheriff’s office and Hanover Fire-EMS responded to the 1500 block of Long Row Drive, where they found a home fully engulfed. While attacking the fire, authorities located a man behind the house.

Deputies moved in to find him dead from an apparent gunshot wound. Crews remained on the scene for several hours putting out the fire. No other people were on the property at the time and no suspects are currently being sought.