Dead body found; police investigate ties to missing juvenile

Posted at 4:13 PM, Aug 09, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-10 08:50:39-04

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. - Police have not yet determined whether a body found in Colonial Heights is that of a missing teenager. The body was discovered  in the 700 block of Old Town Drive, according to a Colonial Heights Facebook post.

"The identity of the deceased has not been confirmed at this time," the post indicated. "Police are working with The Office of the Medical Examiner to determine if this is the missing person reported last week."

Colonial Heights Police issued a missing person alert on August 1 for Anthony Delconte. Delconte, who police described as a juvenile, was last seen leaving his Colonial Heights home on July 30.

"He did not show up for work that day and has not been in contact with his family since," police said. " He was last seen wearing black shorts and a black tank top. Please share this picture to help locate him."

Anyone with information is asked to call Colonial Heights Police Department at 804-520-9300.