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UPDATE: Dead Body Found in York County

(WYDaily Media)
UPDATE (Dec. 1, 2:49 p.m.): Shelley Ward, public information officer for York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office has provided further information regarding this developing story. -Ed.

* indicates information added as an update to this story.

YORK COUNTY — The WYDaily newsroom has confirmed that a dead body was found in York County.

The James City County Police Department (JCCPD) confirmed that a body was found in York County earlier today.

*Shelley Ward, Public Information Officer for York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office (YPSO), stated that a 50-year-old Hispanic male passed away earlier this morning. A call came into YPSO at around 7:40 a.m. that the man’s body was found in the area of the Lightfoot Post Office, located at 6376 Richmond Rd. First responders reported to the scene and pronounced the man deceased at 7:48 a.m.

*The man’s body has been transported to the Tidewater Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Norfolk and his next of kin has been notified. The identity of the man has not been released at this time.

WYDaily will continue to keep you up-to-date as this developing story becomes available.

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