Passing motorist finds body   

From Staff Reports

  WASHINGTON COUNTY, Va. -- A passing motorist found the body of a male whose fingers had been cut off on a road in the Tri-Cities region Tuesday morning.
  Washington County, Virginia Sheriff Fred Newman said a motorist noticed the body lying in a section of gravel along Good Hope Road around 12:30 a.m. and called officers.
  Good Hope Road is about 5 miles southeast of Abingdon.
  Officers said the victim is a 50 to 60-year-old white male. All of the fingers on both of his hands had been cut off.
  The victim's identity is still unknown. The body has been taken to Roanoke, Va. for an autopsy, police said.
  Sheriff Newman said the man had reddish-brown hair, and was wearing khaki shorts and a brown plaid shirt.
  Anyone with information that could help investigators should call the Washington County, Va. Sheriff's Department.