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A man is dead and the sheriff's office says the circumstances are suspicious



FRANKLIN COUNTY, VA – A man is dead and investigators say circumstances surrounding his death are considered suspicious.


Monday around 1:15 p.m., the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 6000 block of Bethlehem Road in Boones Mill after receiving a call from a landlord reporting that his tenant was dead.


Deputies arrived at the home and say they found William Kirk Odell, 58, who had been reported as missing in West Virginia by a family member.


Authorities say there is no threat to the community.


This remains an ongoing investigation.


Anyone with information is asked to contact the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office at 540-483-3000.

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