Body found near Yorktown Beach, foul play not suspected

York Body found

YORKTOWN, Va. (WAVY) — A visitor to Yorktown Beach discovered a woman’s body floating face-down in the water Sunday morning.

According to a spokesman for the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s office, the passerby found the body around 11 a.m. near the 500 block of Water Street.

Deputies said there are no signs of foul play in the woman’s death. She has been identified as 73-year-old Rose Richardson of York County. An autopsy will determine her cause of death.

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