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Chesterfield Police ID body found in Appomattox River

Posted at 1:37 PM, Jun 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-12 16:30:50-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. – Authorities have released the name of the man whose body was found in the Appomattox River last week.

Chesterfield Police were called around 9:15 p.m. Friday, June 5, to Roslyn Landing Park in Colonial Heights after members of the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries found a body in the river.

The body, which was taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, was later identified as 52-year-old Aaron P. Hegele of Norfolk, Virginia.

"Police continue their investigation, but at this point foul play is not suspected," a police spokesperson said.

No additional details were released.

Anyone with any information is urged to call he Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.

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