- Associated Press - Sunday, September 27, 2015

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) - Authorities have recovered a man’s body from the Roanoke River near the Blue Ridge Parkway in Roanoke County.

Multiple media outlets report that kayakers discovered the body on Saturday. The body was taken to the medical examiner’s office for identification and an autopsy.

Authorities say the body was found near an area where crews have been searching for a missing man.

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