Friday, June 28, 2013

Drowning Victim Identified

The Richmond Police Department has identified the drowning victim recovered from the James River yesterday by the Richmond Fire Department.

Emerson-Josue Zelaya-Aguilera, 15, of the 1000 block of Turner Road in Chesterfield was recreating in the James River on Tuesday afternoon when he became distressed. He was the subject of a search by the Richmond Police and Richmond Fire departments through that evening and the following day.

The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.

No foul play is suspected.