Police identify body found in tent off I-264

Police identify body found in tent off I-264

Credit: Tony Church, 13News

Va. State Police troopers investigating the discovery of a body in a wooded area

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by 13News

WVEC.com

Posted on December 5, 2012 at 11:18 AM

Updated Friday, Oct 18 at 4:22 AM

NORFOLK - Police have identified the man who was found dead in a tent off I-264 near the Va. Beach/Norfolk city line.

Terrell Thomas, 56, was found in a wooded area off Newtown Road around 9:00 a.m.

Officers taped off the location where the body was spotted.

Sgt. Michelle Anaya says homeless people live and sleep in the area. She stated that there's no sign of foul play and that the preliminary investigation reveals he likely died of natural causes.

Once the man is positively identified, authorities will release his name.

 

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