Richmond police are investigating the discovery of a body along the James River on Thursday afternoon.
Police said a city worker cleaning the area discovered a dead male about 4 p.m. in the parking lot of Ancarrow’s Landing, near the Slave Trail.
Police today said that because of the condition of the body, the medical examiner’s office will determine the person’s identity as well as cause and manner of death.
Chesterfield County police, who are investigating the abduction early Sunday of a gas station owner on Jefferson Davis Highway, were on the scene along with Richmond police.
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