Woman and dog found dead at rest area

Posted by Shawn Maclauchlan

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - State police are searching for clues after a woman was found dead at a rest area in New Kent.

State police say the victim was discovered in her car at the eastbound 64 rest area Monday evening.

Police say she appears to be in her mid-30s, and there are no obvious signs of trauma.

Her dog was also found dead.

Her body is at the medical examiners office for an autopsy.

Her identity has not been released.

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