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.