Police officials in Pembroke reported that two elderly people were found dead in the Jefferson National Forest after they wandered away from their vehicle which was stuck in the snow.
The body of an 89 year old man and 75 year old woman were found by a Virginia Department of Transportation employee. The man’s body was located roughly 100 yards from Seven Mile Road. The woman’s body was found on a roadway, about a quarter mile away.
The bodies have yet to be identified, and are currently with the medical examiner’s office.
Sheriff Morgan Millirons of Giles County reported that no foul play is suspected.