Body found near Osborne Landing identified

Posted by Phil Riggan - email

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - The body discovered in the James river by a fisherman on July 24 north of Osborne Landing has been identified and the manner of death has been determined.

Henrico Police are reporting that the body is that of Donald Cecil Knight, a white male, age 72, of the 7600 block of East Parham Road in Henrico.  His death has been ruled a suicide.

Knight's vehicle was found parked on the Lee Bridge on March 7.  Investigators believe he jumped off the bridge.

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