Death of man found in Accomack County field being investigated as homicide

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ACCOMACK COUNTY, Va. – The Accomack County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a man found in a field off of Davis Wharf Road near Craddockville.

Sheriff Todd Godwin says they received reports of a body in the field on Wednesday, June 15.

The victim was identified as 41-year-old Eric Clifford Rhatigan of Eastville.

His death is being investigated as a homicide at this time. A cause of death is pending the results of an autopsy.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office at 757-787-1131 or 757-824-5666.