By Mike Connors
GREENSVILLE COUNTY, Va. — A missing sheriff's deputy was found dead in a creek this morning after what appears to be a weather-related crash.
Percy Lee House III, 52, had been missing since Friday morning. He was found in his car in a creek off Massie Branch Road, according to a news release from the Virginia Sheriff's Association.
State police are investigating but icy road conditions appear to be the cause of the crash, the release said.
McClatchy-Tribune News Service
Greensville County is in southeastern Virginia, close to Southampton and Sussex counties and the city of Emporia.
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