UPDATE: Body found in river identified

Body found along the river in the Massie Mill area of Nelson County (Photo: MGN)

NELSON CO., Va., (WSET) - The Nelson County Sheriff's Office says a body was found near the Massie Mill area.

Police say the body has been identified as Samantha Rena Tyree, 29, from Shipman.

Deputies along with state police were called to the area late Thursday night where they say they found her remains were found along the river bed.

Police say the body along with several articles were taken from the scene.

The body was sent to the Medical Examiner's Office for investigation.

No other information is being released right now.

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