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Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 08/22/2011

Body found in George Washington National Forest

LURAY, Va. — A body has been found in the George Washington National Forest, the second such discovery in the forest in Virginia this month.

WHSV-TV reports the body that was found over the weekend has been sent to a medical examiner.

Details on the body weren’t immediately available. A message left with the Page County sheriff’s department wasn’t immediately returned Monday.

On Aug. 12 the body of Scott Lilly, a hiker from Indiana, was found near the Appalachian Trail in northwest Amherst County. The FBI lists that victim’s cause of death as suspicious and an investigation is continuing.

By The Associated Press  |  08:53 AM ET, 08/22/2011

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