Police ID body found in James River on New Year’s Eve

Posted at 3:25 PM, Jan 16, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-16 15:25:24-05

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) — Police have identified the body found in the James River on New Year’s Eve.

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Osborne Landing (PHOTO: Melissa Hipolit)

Police said they identified the victim as a 46-year-old white male, but are not releasing his name at this time.

Officials said they are not certain how he died.

The Henrico Fire Search and Rescue Dive Team recovered the man’s body near Osborne Landing on New Year’s Eve after a tugboat driver spotted a body in the James River.

Officials said their investigation continues.