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Human remains found in creek by teens on ATV

PATRICK COUNTY, VA – Human remains were found Saturday afternoon in a creek in the Dry Pond area of Patrick County near the North Carolina border.

The Stokes County, NC, Sheriff’s Office was first called about a body being found by teenagers riding an ATV.

Deputies then realized the body was actually 169 yards inside of Virginia, prompting the call to the Patrick County Sheriff's Office.

The remains were recovered and have been sent to the state medical examiner’s office in Roanoke.

Patrick County Sheriff Dan Smith said he could not advise when he would have results as to the identity of the body.

Stokes County authorities were investigating the disappearance of Trinity Fain, 25, who was reported missing from their jurisdiction on February 5.

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