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UPDATE: Family identifies person found dead in Pittsylvania County

Published On: Dec 24 2013 04:15:22 AM EST   Updated On: Aug 26 2013 07:23:21 PM EDT
Charlies Michael Abbott


A family member has identified Charles Michael Abbott as the person found dead Saturday in Pittsylvania County.

Family say Abbott, who was 19, was at a party Friday night when the incident happened.  Investigators found a gun around the car. His family says he was shot.


We're learning more about a body found in a car in Pittsylvania County.

The body was found early Saturday morning in the Blairs community, which is north of Danville on Chestnut Level Lane.

The sheriff's office is still investigating the death.


The Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office is currently working a Death Investigation that occurred in their jurisdiction in the early morning hours of Saturday August 24, 2013.

The victim was found dead inside a vehicle. The case is still under investigation.

The victim’s body will be transported to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Roanoke for an autopsy.

If anyone has any information, please contact the Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office Crime Stoppers at 1-800-791-0044 or Lt. Corey Webb at 434-432-7843.