Vigil held for NSU student who drowned in Elizabeth River

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Family and friends of a local college student who drowned in the Elizabeth River gathered Tuesday to remember the young man.

A vigil was held at Buckroe Beach in Hampton for 23-year-old Jaequan Mabry.

Mabry and another man were pulled from the Elizabeth River near College Place Sunday night.

Mabry was set to start his senior year at Norfolk State University.

The family says the other man pulled from the water is also an NSU student. He was treated and released.

Jaequan Mabry
Jaequan Mabry


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