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Missing Virginia Man's Body Found Frozen Under Porch, Police Say

Updated: 02/03/2014 9:07 PM
Created: 02/03/2014 8:55 PM WDIO.com
By: Alan Hoglund
ahoglund@wdio.com

The body of a Virginia man missing since early January has been found just 1/2 block from where he was last seen.

Virginia police received a call from the 300 block of 3rd Street South on 1:49 Monday afternoon. They said the reporting party said that they had located what appeared to be a frozen body under their porch. Upon arrival, authorities identified the body as Andrew Christopher Kanian.

Authorities said investigation revealed that Kanian was intoxicated on the evening of January, and it appears that he crawled under the porch area, fell asleep and froze. They said no foul play is suspected. 

An autopsy is pending and the case remains under investigation.

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