Body found near Birdneck Rd. and Laskin Rd. in Virginia Beach

Posted at 10:08 AM, May 19, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-19 22:15:03-04

Virginia Beach, Va. - A body was found near the intersection of Birdneck Road and Laskin Road, according to Virginia Beach Police.

The body was discovered Tuesday morning around 9:00 a.m. by a lawn worker who was cutting grass in a field.

Police say the call originally came in as a report of cardiac arrest but the person was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Officials cannot say yet if the body was a man or a woman. They spent several hours at the scene taking pictures and gathering items.

It is unknown how the individual died.

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