Bodies found floating in water in Hampton, Virginia Beach

Posted at 8:58 PM, Jun 22, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-24 11:34:57-04

Bodies were found floating in the water in two area cities Saturday night.

In Hampton, a man's body was found in the water near the Hampton VA Medical Center, according to police.

Someone called 911 around 7:40 p.m. after spotting the body floating in the water along Emancipation Drive.

Officers jumped in to try to save to the man, but he was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police say the death does not appear to be suspicious.  The medical examiner will determine the cause of death.

In Virginia Beach, emergency communications received a call from someone at 8:05 p.m. saying that there was a body floating in Lake Edward.

According to police, the department's Marine Patrol recovered the man's body.

His identity and the circumstances and cause of death are not known at this time.