Bodies of man and grandson recovered from river in Chesapeake

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by 13News

WVEC.com

Posted on October 5, 2012 at 1:14 PM

Updated Friday, Oct 5 at 6:26 PM

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CHESAPEAKE--  The bodies of a man and his grandson were recovered from the Elizabeth River in Chesapeake on Friday.

Police identified the victims as 60-year-old Allan R. Williams and his 7-year-old grandson from North Carolina, who was visiting his grandparents for the week.

Williams' body was found near the Great Bridge Bridge mid-morning and his grandson was located around 2:00 p.m.

Police were called to the area off N. Battlefield Blvd. around 9:15 a.m. when someone reported seeing a body.

A witness told police a man had been crabbing in the canal with a young child on Wednesday.

Investigators found a car nearby, but no one was inside.

Authorities said the situation doesn't seems suspicious.

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