McKenney man’s death under investigation by authorities

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup
Posted: March 6, 2019 | 11:49 a.m.

DINWIDDIE – The Dinwiddie Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a McKenney man whose body was found early Tuesday morning.

According to Major William Knott with the county sheriff’s office, deputies were called to the 20000 block of Boydton Plank Road in the McKenney area for a report of a possible body being discovered in a hole filled with water.

Investigators found the body and it was later identified as 63-year-old Andrew Hill of McKenney.

Knott explained the hole where Hill’s body was found “was approximately two feet deep and approximately five feet in length, had been open for some time, according to neighbors, and had filled with water from recent rains.”

Hill’s body has been transported to the state medical examiner’s of an autopsy to determine the cause of his death. At this stage, Knott said there “were no apparent signs of foul play at the scene” and their investigation remains ongoing.

If anyone has any information about this incident, they are encouraged to contact the Dinwiddie County Sheriff’s Office at 804-469-4550 or Petersburg / Dinwiddie County Crime Solvers at 804-861-1212.

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