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Body found on Virginia river ID’d as 1 of 2 duck hunters

March 5, 2018

RUSHMERE, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a body that washed up on the banks of Virginia’s James River has been identified as that of one of two duck hunters who went missing in January.

Lee Walker, a spokesman for Virginia’s Department of Game & Inland Fisheries, said in an email Monday that the remains were identified as those of 20-year-old Brian Austin Savage of Henrico County.

The body was discovered Sunday in Isle of Wight County, and Walker says the cause of death was drowning.

Savage and 29-year-old Kyle Englehart were last seen Jan. 3 leaving the Jamestown Yacht Basin in a 16-foot boat. Their vessel was later found overturned and Englehart remains missing.


Information from: Daily Press, http://www.dailypress.com/

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