Missing Emporia man found dead in Meherrin River


GREENSVILLE COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A body pulled from the Meherrin River has been identified as a 21-year-old Emporia man who went missing in July.

Jamier Leonard was last seen July 25 at 212-B Meherrin Lane in Emporia. A body was pulled from the Meherrin River on July 31 during the search for Leonard. It was found about 100 yards from the I-95 bridge.

Emporia Police and the Greensville County Sheriff’s Office and said Friday that the body had been identified as Leonard. His family was notified Friday morning.

Our sympathies go out to the Leonard family as we have been notified that Jamier Leonard was identified as being the…

Posted by Greensville County Sheriff's Office – Virginia on Friday, August 16, 2019

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