Body found lying on ground in Newport News

Newport News Police say a man’s body was found lying on the ground at 29th Street and Warwick Blvd. on Tuesday afternoon.

Units arrived on scene around 2:15 p.m. and found the man in the grass under the overpass and pronounced the man deceased.

Police say the man is believed to be homeless. He was seen alive earlier in the day, according to witnesses, and is regularly known to sit in the area he was found.

There were no visible signs of foul play. The body will be moved to the Medical Examiner’s Office to determine a cause of death.

Check back with WTKR for updates.

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