Cops vouch for sexual assault suspect: Crime Insider
McAuliffe calls for removal of Confederate statues
Monument Commission to consider removal of statues
Monument Avenue security increased

Police investigating body found floating in Powhite Creek

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

RICHMOND, Va. -- Police have launched a death investigation after a man's body is found floating in Powhite Creek Friday evening.

Police were called around 4:58 p.m. to the 6200 block of Forest Hill Avenue for a report of a person down. When officers arrived they found a body in the water.

Powhite Creek is located near Willow Oaks in the area of the Powhite Bridge.

Richmond Police worked with the Richmond Fire Department to recover the body from the creek.

Police said their preliminary investigation revealed the individual appears to be an adult, but there is no known cause right now.

There are also no other identifying details available at this time.

Police ask anyone with any information about this incident to call Major Crimes Detective Michael Gouldman at (804) 646-3915 or call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.