HAMPTON A man was found dead, floating in the water near the VA medical center.

Around 7:38 p.m. Saturday, police responded to 100 Emancipation Dr. Officers jumped into the water to recover the body.

After police carried the body on land, Hampton fire and rescue pronounced the man dead on scene.

Cpl. Mary Shackelford explained the death does not appear to be suspicious or criminal in nature.The medical examiner will work to determine the cause of death.

Police have not released the name of the vicitm.

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