Police recover body from water near Fort Monroe in Hampton

Posted at 5:46 PM, Sep 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-08 11:53:48-04

HAMPTON, Va. - Hampton Police recovered a body near Fort Monroe Saturday morning.

According to officials, the body of an adult male was found in the water near East Mercury Blvd and Mcnair Drive (Near Fort Monroe). The call came in at 8:52am.

Officials identified the deceased person as Russell Walden Brown Jr, 50.

Brown was previously reported missing and this incident is now being considered a death investigation.