Human remains found in Virginia Beach wooded area on Shore Drive

Virginia Beach Police
Posted at 3:43 PM, Jun 27, 2022
and last updated 2023-01-03 22:08:15-05

UPDATE: Police told News 3 the cause of death was complications from a neurological disorder.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Human remains were found in a wooded area Saturday morning.

According to the Virginia Beach Police Department, around 10:25 a.m., someone spotted human remains in a wooded area in the 1300 block of Shore Drive.

Police responded to the scene. The identity of the remains and cause and manner of death has not yet been determined.

The remains have been taken to the Medical Examiner’s office in Norfolk. They have identified the remains as 74-year-old James Snyder, of New York.