On Saturday morning, December 6, 1986 at 8:00 am, a fisherman made the grim discovery of a body floating in the Hell’s Point Creek located in the 1000 block of Sandbridge Road. Police and Rescue personnel recovered the body from the water and discovered the body of a white female. She was pronounced deceased at the scene. The female was transported to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for autopsy. The cause of death was determined to be drowning after the throat had been cut.
Investigators were able to determine the victim to be Carol Morrison, a 54 year old white female who had last been seen on December 3, 1986 visiting Fat Rogers Nightclub in the Hilltop area of Virginia Beach. A Missing Person report was filed with Virginia Beach Police on December 4, 1986 at 5:30 pm. Mrs. Morrison may have also been seen on December 5, 1986 around 4:45 pm at the 7-11 Store located in the 3900 block of Atlantic Avenue.
Carol was a 54 year old white female who had short brown hair, 5’ 7’’ tall weighing 157 pounds.