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Spotsylvania investigating workplace death

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Photo by Suzanne Carr Rossi

Photo by Suzanne Carr Rossi

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.

An employee of Attkisson Truck & Equipment Sales in Thornburg was found dead behind the building on Friday morning, December 27, 2013. The Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Department are investigating the death as a homicide. Convent Funeral Home places the victim's body into their van to take it away from the crime scene. (SUZANNE CARR ROSSI / THE FREE LANCE STAR)

 (SUZANNE CARR ROSSI / THE FREE LANCE STAR)

“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).

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