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Richmond FD: Body recovered from James River


The Richmond Fire Department recovered a body from the James River Sunday night, two days after a search began near the Lee Bridge.

A spokesman for the Fire Department said fire units recovered the body of an unidentified male from the water around 8 p.m. Sunday night.  Earlier Sunday, Richmond fire crews were on the scene near the Manchester Bridge, where they began searching after receiving reports of a person in the water.

The fire department confirmed that the search on Sunday is related to the search on Friday for a person reported in the water near the Lee Bridge after a report that someone had jumped off the bridge into the James River.

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