JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. — Police said that crews recovered the body of a man who had been missing since Sunday when he went fishing at Diascund Creek Reservoir.
Someone called police after seeing the empty boat of James Jackson, Jr., 70, around 5:15 p.m. Sunday.
James City County Police and Fire departments began looking for him with help from York County Department of Fire & Life Safety and other groups. They suspended the search for Jackson at 8 p.m. They began looking for him again around 8 a.m. Monday.
People from the New Kent County Sheriff's Office and Marine Sonic joined the search Monday.
Police said crews found Jackson's body around 11:25 a.m. He was not wearing a life jacket.
His body was at the medical examiner's office Monday afternoon so that an autopsy could be performed.