VA VA - Scott "Stonewall" Lilly, 30, Amherst County, 12 August 2011


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Scott Lilly, from South Bend IN, was a through hiker on the Appalachian Trail. His body was found in a shallow grave on a side trail off the AT. His death was ruled a homicide by Asphyxiation (Suffocation).

The most recent news article was in July 2020 as a reprint of an earlier article in The News & Advance (Lynchburg VA)

There have been at least 2 podcasts on the case, "Unsolved"
"Lost in the Woods Podcast" ‎Lost In The Woods Podcast: Unsolved on the Appalachian Trail on Apple Podcasts

The case in not listed in Virginia State Police cold case webpage. Per LT. Shawn Caudell of the VSP Bureau of Criminal Investigation the case is an FBI case and therefore the decision to include in the VSP cold cases is an FBI decision. He stated he contacted the FBI and they confirmed the case is being handled by the FBI's Charlottesville office, which is a satellite office of the FBI's Richmond Field Office.