Body found during water search at Dock and 20th

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond police say a body was found in the canal near Dock and 20th streets Wednesday morning.

Richmond Police had arranged for Norfolk Harbor Patrol units to come and search the canal using their advanced sonar equipment Wednesday as part of the ongoing search for Randall Collins who went missing in April. Before the Norfolk crews went in the water, one of their officers spotted the body from the shore.

Police have not identified the body at this time or released any description, however they have notified Collins family of the discovery. The body was found in the same spot where a police bloodhound tracked Collins scent.

Dock Street is closed from 18th to 21st streets.

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