CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Authorities from Chesterfield County are investigating a death on Friday afternoon after an unresponsive man was found in a rowboat at the Swift Creek Reservoir.
Chesterfield Police’s Lt. Cimbal tweeted about the incident, saying crews are on scene at the Swift Creek Reservoir. The tweet said there’s “nothing suspicious at this time.”
Police & Fire/EMS are onscene @ Swiftcreek Reservoir conducting a death investigation, of an adult male found unresponsive in a boat. This preliminarily appears to be a medical issue and there is nothing suspicious at this time. @CCPDVa @CBS6 @NBC12 @8NEWS— Lieutenant Cimbal (@LtCimbal046) November 23, 2018
8News learned at the scene that family and friends of the man called authorities at 1:30 p.m to say the man had not returned from rowing on the lake.
Stay with 8News for updates to this developing story.