Police ask for help identifying body found at Peterson’s Yacht Basin (Warning Graphic Photo)

Posted at 3:47 PM, Oct 05, 2012
and last updated 2012-10-05 15:47:43-04

Newport News, Va. – Newport News police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the body of a man found in the water at Peterson’s Yacht Basin on Saturday.

The man has no tattoos and was not wearing any jewelry.

Warning Graphic Photo: Body found at Peterson Yacht Basin

Body found in water near Petersons Yacht Basin in Newport News

The Medical Examiner has tentatively ruled the cause of death as drowning pending toxicology results.

Detectives are asking anyone who may know the identity of the victim to call (757) 928-4200 or Newport News Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.