Updated information on Blacksburg Police investigation
Update: Nov. 8, 9:46 a.m.
Blacksburg Police responded to the parking garage located at 723 University City Boulevard on Nov. 7 for a report of a suspicious vehicle. Upon arrival, officers discovered two deceased juveniles, as well as a weapon, inside the vehicle. Both juveniles have been identified as students enrolled at Blacksburg High School.
The Blacksburg Police Department and the Town of Blacksburg are working with Montgomery County Public Schools to ensure that any services MCPS staff or students may need are available. Investigators have been in contact and notified the next of kin for both individuals. It is the policy of the Blacksburg Police Department not to release the names of juveniles. At this time, it appears to be an isolated incident with no ongoing threat to the community. This is still an active and ongoing investigation.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Blacksburg Police Department Crime Tip Line at 540-961-1819 or email at email@example.com.
Members of the university community who seek support or assistance are encouraged to contact these resources.
- Cook Counseling Center at 540-231-6557.
- Dean of Students Office at 540-231-3787. Referral to a campus cleric may be made through this office.
- Employee Assistance Program
- Anthem at 855-223-9277
- Aetna at 888-238-6232
- Kaiser Permanente at 866-517-7042
- Optima Health Vantage HMO at 866-846-2682
- Hokie Wellness at 540-231-2233 (students) or 540-231-8878 (employees)
- Housing Services at 540-231-6205
- Residential Well-being at 540-231-1139
- Equity and Accessibility at 540-231-2010
- University Ombuds Office at 540-231-3125
- Graduate Office of the Ombudsperson at 540-231-9573
Orginial post - Nov. 7, 9:30 p.m.
On Tuesday, Nov. 7, at 4:42 p.m., Blacksburg Police Department responded to the parking garage located at 723 University City Boulevard in reference to a suspicious vehicle. When officers arrived on scene, they discovered two individuals deceased in the vehicle.
At this time, it appears to be an isolated incident with no ongoing threat to the community. No names will be released at this time. This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information is encouraged to call the Blacksburg Police Department Crime Tip Line at 540-961-1819 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.