Body pulled from Pamunkey River

The New Kent Sheriff's Office, as well as West Point and James City County authorities, spent Sunday and Monday on the Pamunkey River in New Kent County looking for the missing boater. Photo credit: Tidewater Review

NEW KENT COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) – New Kent Fire-Rescue pulled a body from the Pamunkey River Tuesday morning.

The victim, identified as William Hodges, was located along the shoreline about 40 yards from where he was last seen, according to Joe McLaughlin with the New Kent Sheriff’s Office.

Tidewater Review reports the 68-year-old had been missing since a boating incident Sunday.

Hodges’ remains were sent to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Richmond.


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