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Posted on: January 29, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Body found near Norfolk bridge

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Norfolk, Va. - A man's body was pulled from the water in Norfolk early Friday evening.

Shortly before 4:00 p.m., dispatchers received a call for service from a concerned citizen. The citizen reported seeing a body partially submerged in the waterway under the Lafayette Bridge.

Police and Fire-Rescue responded to the scene, near the intersection of E. 26th Street and Villa Circle.

The body was located and immediately pulled from the water.

The man was pronounced dead on scene.

The Norfolk Police Detective Division has classified this incident as an undetermined death investigation. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will determine the exact cause of death.

At this time, the circumstances surrounding the man's death are unknown.

The man has yet to be positively identified and his personal information will not be released until his family is properly notified.

Anyone with any information is encouraged to call the Norfolk Crime Line at the following:

CALL: 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887)
TEXT: Text "NORFOLK" and your tip information to 274637 (CRIMES)
WEB: Submit a web-tip at:

There is no further information to release at this time.

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