Body found in Chesterfield is man reported missing

Body found in Chesterfield is man reported missing
Richard W. “Ricky” Graves (Source: Chesterfield Police)

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Police identified a body found in a wooded area off Rock Hill Road on Sunday as a man reported missing by family members earlier this month.

Family members said Richard "Ricky" Graves, 54, disappeared from the Bermuda Square Shopping Center on March 4. He was reported missing on March 6 and police said he was spotted in the area of Chester Road on March 12 or March 13.

A body was discovered on Sunday in a wooded area in the 1200 block of Rock Hill Road. The body was taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Police confirmed the body was Graves on Monday.

A cause of death has not yet been determined, but police said at this point foul play is not suspected.

Police continue their investigation. Anyone with any information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.

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