NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WRIC) — A Henrico County man is dead after his boat capsized in the water near Anderson Park in Newport News on Thursday.
The park is situated near the mouth of the James River.
According to Marine Police, 42-year-old Andri Jamal Williams-Bey’s Jon boat capsized on Thursday evening. Officers were called to the park around 7 p.m. and found Williams-Bey, who was pronounced dead at the scene.
Marine Police determined on Friday that Williams-Bey was the only occupant of the boat and ended search efforts.
They are still working to learn more about the incident. Anyone with information can call the Virginia Marine Police Operations Center at (757) 247-2265.