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Spotsylvania investigating workplace death
BY PORTSIA SMITH / THE FREE LANCE–STAR
Spotsylvania County authorities are investigating the death of a man whose body was found at his workplace Friday morning.
According to Sheriff’s Capt. Jeff Pearce, employees of Attkisson Truck and Equipment Sales at 5921 Mallard Road in the Thornburg area discovered a co-worker’s body around 9 a.m. when they reported to work.
The body of 61-year-old Mickey Wayne Jones of Spotsylvania was found behind the main office building.
“He appeared to have died from a gunshot wound,” Pearce said.
He said the death is being investigated as a homicide. There are no suspects or persons of interest at this time, he said.
Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call the Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office at 540/582-7115 or text SEE911 to CRIMES (274637).