Homicide investigation in Wise County

BIG STONE GAP, Va. — An investigation into a possible homicide is underway in Wise County.

The Wise County Sheriff’s Office, Big Stone Gap Police and Wise County and Norton Commonwealth’s Attorney Chuck Slemp released a statement making that announcement just before 6 Thursday evening.

The statement went on to say a person of interest is in custody and there is no danger to the public.

The investigation continues and officials say more information will be released when it becomes available.

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