Man found dead in Henrico County creek

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HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — At 11:15 a.m. on Friday, Henrico Police responded to the intersection Hermitage Road and Madison Lane for a medical emergency after a citizen contacted police after locating a deceased male in the creek near the intersection.

The individual was transported to the Office of the Medical Examiner to determine manner and cause of death.

The victim has been identified by family as 49-year-old Brian Gittman. He was a father and engaged to be married.

“He just the nicest person you would ever want to meet. He was always there for you, and he would do anything for you. Always ready to get together with the family and have fun,” said the victim’s cousin.

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