Body found near Ocean View Fishing Pier was that of missing crabber

Body found near Ocean View Fishing Pier was that of missing crabber

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Derrick Ward

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on July 28, 2013 at 7:57 PM

Updated Monday, Jul 29 at 5:58 PM

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NORFOLK --  Police say somebody found the body of a man near the Ocean View Fishing Pier early Sunday evening.

The pier is near West Ocean View Avenue and 4th View Street.

Spokesman Officer Chris Amos told 13News Now the body was that of 35-year-old Derrick Ward of Norfolk. Ward went crabbing Friday but never returned.

Police got the call about the body at about 7:15 p.m.

The Medical Examiner's Office will determine how Ward died.

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