HOPEWELL, Va. (WRIC) — The Hopewell Police Department has confirmed that it has recovered a body from the Appomattox River, near the Hopewell City Marina.
The body was located near the 1000 block of Riverside Avenue and was recovered shortly after 10 a.m. on Thursday morning. Units from Chesterfield Fire and EMS were at the scene as well.
The deceased has been identified as a 31-year-old from Fort Lee, Virginia. Authorities initially withheld the victim’s identity while they worked to notify his next-of-kin.
A man went missing on Tuesday after Hopewell Police say he jumped from the Route 10 bridge nearby.
The Hopewell Police Department is requesting anyone who may have information related to the incident to contact the Hopewell Criminal Investigations Unit at 804-541-2284. For anonymous tips, contact the Hopewell Prince George Crime Solvers hotline at 804-541-2202 or provide a tip online using the P3Tips mobile app.
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