The Martinsville Police Department is seeking information after a body was found on Sunday, Feb. 27.
At approximately 7:30 p.m., city authorities received a call reporting that a body was seen lying in a ditch on Smith Lake Road.
The caller was walking on Smith Lake Road when the body was observed. Officers found a body near the Village Street intersection.
A preliminary autopsy report shows no signs of wounds or trauma.
However, all deaths are treated and investigated as a homicide until proven otherwise.
As the investigation continues, anyone with information is asked to call Martinsville Police Sgt. Richard Ratcliffe at (276) 403-5331, or Crime Stoppers at 276-632-7463.