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Police release name of man whose body was recovered from Roanoke River

ROANOKE, Va.  – Roanoke Police have released the name of a man whose body was recovered from the Roanoke River last week.

The body of Travis Hill, 40, of Roanoke, was pulled from the river near Piedmont Park March 17.

The Medical Examiner’s Office says his death was an accident, and that he drowned.

The Aware Foundation had been involved in getting the word out about Hill, who had been reported missing.

Marco Harmon

I was born and raised in Roanoke, VA. I studied Communications Studies at Roanoke College, and I’ve been part of the news industry ever since. Visiting my favorite downtown Roanoke bars and restaurants with my friends is how I spend most of my free time when I'm not at the desk.

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