Police: Man’s body found floating in water off of Stapleton Street on Tuesday

Norfolk police are working to identify a man whose body was found floating in water off of Stapleton Street on Tuesday afternoon.

Police found the man’s body in water off of the 300 block of Stapleton Street around 4 p.m. Norfolk Fire-Rescue retrieved the man’s body, and he was taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine the cause of death, said Norfolk Police Department Public Information Officer Daniel Hudson.

Hudson said the investigation has been classified as an undetermined death at this time.

Mayfield can be reached at adrienne.m@southsidedaily.com.

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Adrienne Mayfield is an award-winning, multi-media journalist hailing from Clermont, Fla. She moved to Lynchburg, Va. on a whim when she was 19, and worked her way to Hampton Roads in 2013. Adrienne is passionate about telling people stories via covering public safety and the judicial system. She isn’t afraid to take a heads-on approach to covering crime, including knocking on doors to get the details police aren’t sharing. Adrienne is a 2014 Old Dominion University graduate who still lives within walking distance of the college. You may see her cruising around Downtown Norfolk on her bike, enjoying a sandwich from Grilled Cheese Bistro or playing fetch with her dog, Greta, at the Colonial Place dog park.