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Police: Body and vehicle recovered from Albemarle County lake

Albemarle County police at the entrance to Chris Greene Lake Park
Albemarle County police at the entrance to Chris Greene Lake Park(NBC29)
Published: Aug. 26, 2020 at 11:29 AM EDT
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ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - Police have recovered a body and vehicle from Chris Greene Lake Park in Albemarle County.

Officers and members of Albemarle County Fire Rescue were called around 8 a.m. Wednesday, August 26, for a report of a body found in the lake. The park was then closed just before 9 a.m.

Police say there is no threat to the community, and that the final cause of death will be determined by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

Investigators do not currently suspect foul play or other parties responsible.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Philip Giles at 434-296-5808 or Crime Stoppers at 434-977-4000.

Chris Greene Lake Park was reopened at 3:11 p.m.

08/26/2020 Release from the Albemarle County Police Department:

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, VA - 8/26/2020, 4:15 pm Update: Albemarle County Police Department has recovered the body and vehicle involved with this morning's suspected drowning at Chris Greene Lake. The park is now re-open to the public.

The final cause of death will be determined by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. However, at this time, ACPD does not suspect foul play or other parties responsible.

Anyone with information regarding this case may contact Detective Philip Giles at 434-296-5808 or Crime Stoppers at 434-977-4000. No further updates will be forthcoming.

Original information release can be found here: https://conta.cc/3gAzSa5

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