Police Investigating Henry Co. Homicide

On January 26, 2020 at 1:46 a.m., the Martinsville-Henry County 9-1-1 Center received a call for shots fired at 376 Arrowhead Cir., Spencer, VA.  Deputies from the Henry County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area.  Upon arrival deputies were unable to locate the cause of the disturbance.

On January 26, 2020 at 8:18 a.m., the Martinsville-Henry County 9-1-1 Center received a call in regards to an individual who was found deceased behind a home located at 400 Arrowhead Cir., Spencer, VA.

Deputies from the Henry County Sheriff’s Office arrived and found the body of a black male dressed in dark clothing behind the residence.  The victim has not been identified at the time of this release. The body has been transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the Western District of Virginia for an autopsy to determine the identification of the victim as well as the manner and cause of death.

This investigation is ongoing and anyone having information regarding this homicide or the identity of the individual in the photographs is asked to contact the Henry County Sheriff’s Office at 276-638-8751 or Crimestoppers at 63-CRIME (632-7463).  The Crimestoppers Program offers rewards up to $2500.00 for information related to crime.  The nature of the crime and the substance of the information determine the amount of reward paid.

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