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Dive crews find missing swimmer's body

Posted at 10:44 PM, May 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-16 13:02:16-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Dive crews have found the body of a swimmer that was reported missing Friday evening.

Divers found the body at around 11:30 a.m. Saturday after resuming the search.

Police received a call around 7 p.m. Friday that a witness had seen a man go underwater in the Appomattox River near the Petersburg line and not resurface.

Dive crews spent about an hour searching the river until it got too dark, according to police.

Chesterfield Police are investigating the death.

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