Unidentified body found in Kerr Lake

MECKLENBURG, VA (WWBT) -- The Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office is investigating an unidentified body that was discovered floating in Kerr Lake near Crescent Lane, Clarksville on Saturday, November 21. This investigation is being handled as a homicide.

The body is that of a white male, possibly between the age of 35 to 50. The victim was wearing blue jeans, a canvas belt and a pair of black Nike tennis shoes. No identification was found on the body.

There is a tattoo on his right shoulder of a Doberman Pinscher's head with the word "CAPONE" and the date 2-14-92 tattooed under the dog's head.

The body was sent to the Medical Examiner's Office in Richmond for autopsy and identification. The cause of death has been determined as blunt force trauma to the head.

The incident is still under investigation.

Anyone having any information as to the identity of this individual is asked to contact the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office at 888-624-2207 or 434-738-6171 or Mecklenburg County Crime Solvers at 877-676-8477 or Virginia State Police or your local law enforcement agency.

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