Security officer finds body near Newport News Shipbuilding

Posted at 5:10 PM, Jul 20, 2013
and last updated 2013-07-20 21:07:45-04

Newport News, Va - According to police, a Newport News Shipbuilding security officer found an unconscious man lying on the side of the road in the 2400 block of West Avenue around 4:30am Saturday.

The security officer called police immediately.

Medics responded and pronounced the man deceased at the scene.

Police say foul play does not seem to be a factor at this point.

The man's body was transported to the Medical Examiner's office to determine a cause of death.

Police say the man was 49 year-old and from Newport News.