Missing Henrico man’s body found near boat ramp

Posted at 11:48 AM, Feb 26, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-26 11:49:47-05

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – A body discovered at Watkins Landing boat ramp in Powhatan County was identified as Jaime Cruz-Avila, according to Henrico Police. The 24-year-old Henrico man was last seen Wednesday, Feb. 5. His burned vehicle was discovered at the boating ramp the very next day.

Earlier Henrico Police responded to Cruz-Avila’s home along the 2500 block of Dickens Glen Court for a suspicious situation.

“Officers found evidence at the scene indicating the male may be in danger,” Henrico Police spokeswoman Lt. Linda Toney wrote in an email.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Henrico Police at (804) 501-5000 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.