Update: Man, 55, drowns on Chickahominy in New Kent

NEW KENT, VA (WWBT) – The New Kent County Sheriff's Office was called to a report of a drowning at 901 Riverside Drive on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa today.

The sheriff's office has identified the victim as 58-year-old Wheeler Smith the Third.

Detectives think Wheeler fell off his boat last night while it was docked at the end of a pier on Riverside Driver.

They tell us he wasn't wearing a life jacket, and it appears this was just an accident.

His body was discovered Monday morning.

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