Police identify man found dead along Newport News waterfront

Police identify man found dead along Newport News waterfront

Police identify man found dead along Newport News waterfront

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on November 30, 2013 at 4:31 PM

Updated Saturday, Nov 30 at 10:30 PM

NEWPORT NEWS -- Officers said a body found early Saturday afternoon was that of 56-year-old Walter Richie, Jr. who lived in the 1300 block of 22nd Street.

Someone called police at about 12:45 p.m. after spotting Richie's body on some rocks near the King-Lincoln Park boat pier. Richie did  not have any identification on him.

Police spokesman Lou Thurston said there was not sign of trauma to Richie's body.

The Medical Examiner's Office in Norfolk for will determine the cause of death.

Anyone with information about Richie's death can call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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