Missing Portsmouth man’s body found

Posted at 12:09 PM, Jan 05, 2015

UPDATE: Portsmouth Police have identified the body found in the Elizabeth River on Thursday, April 16, 2015 as Michael Barber. 

Portsmouth, Va. – Detectives with the Portsmouth Police Department are asking for the public’s help in locating 23-year-old Michael A. Barber of Portsmouth.

According to detectives, family members have not seen or heard from Barber since Wednesday, December 24, 2014.

Barber has a condition that requires medication, which Barber left at home, officials say.

Barber is a black male with brown eyes and black hair. He stands approximately 5’6” tall and weighs 190 pounds.

Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Michael A. Barber is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP ℠. Callers are never asked to give their name or required to testify in court.