UPDATE: Death investigation underway in Nelson County

We now know the names of two people who were found dead in Nelson County on Tuesday. 

The bodies of 60-year-old Deborah Bruch and 38-year-old Patricia Bruce were found inside an apartment at Lovingston Ridge Apartments at about 10:51 a.m. 

Foul pay was not evident inside the apartment, but the bodies have been sent to the medical examiner's office to determine a cause of death. 

Here is the updated press release: 

On 2/13/2018 the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office responded to Lovingston Ridge Apartments after receiving a report of two (2) bodies being found inside one of the units. The bodies have been identified as Deborah Lee Bruce (60 years of age) of Bedford Virginia and Patricia Michelle Bruce (38 years of age) of Lovingston Virginia. The two females were found deceased inside the apartment at approximately 10:51AM. Foul play was not evident at the scene; however, the investigation is ongoing. The bodies have been sent to the medical examiner’s office for examination. When further information becomes available, a release will be issued. 


The Nelson County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of two people near Ridge Lane in Lovingston.  

Right now, there is no safety concern for the public.  

Stay with WFXR News for the latest on this developing story. 

Here is the press release: 

The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating the death of two individuals in the area of Ridge LN, Lovingston, VA. At the moment, there are no safety concerns for the public. There is no further information at this time. 

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