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JCCPD Seeks Assistance Identifying Body Recovered in New Town Retention Pond

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WILLIAMSBURG — The James City County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a body discovered in a retention pond in the 5000 block of Olive Drive in a New Town residential area Jan. 25.

A pedestrian discovered the body while walking along a roadway in the area.

The subject is a five-foot, nine-inch tall Black male, likely aged 16-26 years old, weighing between 160 and 185 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. No other abnormalities or identifying elements could be determined. 

Upon discovery, the man was wearing a medium black shirt with a “Berret’s Taphouse Grill” logo, a black Nike hooded sweatshirt, and a necklace (pictured). 

JCCPD requests anyone with information about the incident to contact Investigator Logan English at 757-603-6033 or logan.english@jamescitycountyva.gov. Information can also be given to the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP, or tips may be submitted online at p3tips.com. Callers to the Crime Line and P3 Tips users may remain anonymous, do not have to testify in court, and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 if the information provided leads to an arrest.

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