For immediate release: May 11, 2022
[UPDATE] Death Investigation – 605 Harrison Street
LYNCHBURG, Va. – An autopsy performed last week by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) in Roanoke indicates no evidence of foul play in the death of Roy Mitchell Hicks, III. The cause of death is pending further studies by the OCME which could take up to 10-12 weeks to complete.
Officers with the Lynchburg Police Department located Hicks deceased in his home on May 5, 2022 during a welfare check. He had not been seen for several weeks.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Davis at (434) 455-6166 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter an anonymous tip online at http://p3tips.com or use the P3 app on a mobile device.
This is an ongoing investigation and any additional information will be released as an update to this news release.