Body found in Hampton drainage ditch

HAMPTON, Va. - Virginia State Police was called to investigate a body that was found floating in a drainage ditch at approximately 7:56 p.m. Sunday night.

The body is that of Kenneth Lamont Jarvis, 32 years old, of the 100 block of Majestic Court, of Hampton.

Police was alerted when several witnesses discovered the body at the off-ramp of eastbound I-64 to westbound Mercury Boulevard, according to authorities.

The cause of death has yet to be determined and the Bureau of Criminal Investigations is still investigating.

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