Body found near Yorktown Beach shore, police investigating

Posted at 2:59 PM, Mar 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-17 15:00:47-04

YORKTOWN, Va. - A body was found near a beach picnic area Tuesday afternoon.

York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office says officers responded to a call in the 600 block of Water Street around 12:03 p.m.

According to police, the body found near the shore is an African American woman who may be in her sixties.

York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Deputies and Investigators are working in conjunction with the FBI, National Park Service and Virginia Marine Resource Commission to identify the victim.

Police ask if anyone has any information to please call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.