UPDATE: Man Drowns in Sandbridge

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

UPDATE:  October 20, 2017

The decedent has been identified​ as ​62-year-old David J. Granski of Virginia Beach. 


On Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at approximately 2:29 p.m., Emergency Communications received a report of a drowning in the 2500 block of Sandfiddler Road.  Information received was that an adult male who had been seen swimming in the water, did not resurface.  Bystanders entered the water and pulled the man to shore.  The bystanders began CPR and called for first responders.  Members of the Virginia Beach Fire Department took over resuscitation efforts before being relieved by Emergency Medical Services.

Unfortunately the efforts made by the citizens and Virginia Beach Emergency personnel​ were not successful, and the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.​

As protocol dictates, this case is being investigated by members of the Virginia Beach Police Department's Detective Bureau.

Additional information will be released once it becomes available.