Deputies ID victim in Hanover death investigation

Posted at 12:43 PM, Jul 26, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-27 16:44:00-04

HANOVER, Va. – The Hanover Sheriff Office is conducting a death investigation after a man was found unresponsive in a home.

According to The Hanover Sheriff Office, deputies responded to a residence in the 10000 block of Georgetown Road for report of an unresponsive adult male at 6:30 a.m. Saturday.

Attempts to revive the victim were made by Hanover Fire-EMS, who later pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

There were no obvious signs of trauma and no suspects are being sought at this time.

Officials identified the victim Sunday as 25-year-old Braxton G. Vaughan, of Sandston, was found dead.

"We extend our sincerest condolences to the Vaughan family in their time of loss," Lieutenant Chris R. Whitley with the
Hanover County Sheriff's Office said in an email.

CBS 6 spoke with Max Nunnally, who said he owns the home where the victim was found. He said he was a friend of the victim for several years and is shocked by the death.

"Everyone loved him, he's going to be missed," said Nunnally.

Nunnally said friends found the victim on the back porch early Saturday morning.

Investigators are evaluating all evidence in this case and are working closely with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine the cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's Office  at  804-365-6140 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.