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Abraham L. Jones, Missing Church Hill man, found dead in James River

The RTD reports:

The body of a Church Hill North man who had been missing since last week was found in the James River on Monday, Richmond police said.

Abraham L. Jones, 60, was last seen leaving a business in the 5800 block of Cofer Road about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday. The business is in South Richmond, a 20-minute drive from his home in the 1400 block of North 31st Street.

Someone reported seeing his body floating in the river near Rocketts Landing around noon Monday. Authorities from Richmond and Henrico County responded, and rescuers brought the body to shore at the Rocketts Landing marina. The medical examiner will determine how Jones died.

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2 comments

Kristin Reed
Kristin Reed 10/23/2018 at 10:40 AM

I’m so so sorry to hear this. Signs just went up around our house looking for him.

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Rachel 10/23/2018 at 5:20 PM

Oh no! I just saw the signs today as well. Rest in Peace, James.

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