Woman’s body pulled from Appomattox River

Posted on: 3:41 pm, July 14, 2013, by and , updated on: 12:31am, July 15, 2013

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) — Crews pulled a woman’s body from the Appomattox River Sunday afternoon.

Officials responded to the 21500 block of Chesterfield Avenue shortly before 2:30 p.m. for a report of a woman that went missing.

Authorities said it appears the woman drowned near Campbell’s Bridge. Her body was recovered near Archers Landing.  A witness told officials that the woman was wading in the river.

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