Police investigating after body found in Va. drainage ditch

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) -- Police in Fairfax County say they're investigating after a man was found dead in a drainage ditch.

Police say they were called to a wooded area in the 7500 block of Vernon Square Drive around 1:30 p.m. Friday for a report of an unresponsive male in the woods. Police say the man, who was found about eight feet down in a drainage ditch, was deceased.

Police say that the Office of the Medical Examiner will determine the man's cause and manner of death. His name is being withheld until his family is notified.

Anyone with information is being asked to call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.


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