UPDATE: Man’s body found behind Portsmouth shopping center

Photo courtesy Darragh Copley

Photo courtesy Darragh Copley

UPDATE:  The body found behind a Portsmouth shopping center has been identified as  Kenneth W. Beacham. Medics pronounced him dead on June 30th. Police say Beacham did not have a current address and his death is not considered suspicious.

Portsmouth, Va. – A man’s body was found behind a shopping center in the 1900 block of Victory Blvd. around 9:15 a.m. Monday morning, police tell NewsChannel 3.

Police do not know if this was a natural death or not; they are waiting on an answer from the medical examiner.

It does not appear that any foul play was involved, police say.

The scene has been cleared.

Stay tuned for updates as they become available.

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