UPDATE Drowning 2300 Block Locksley Arch

Sunday, September 02, 2018

2nd Update

The decedent has been identified as 30-year-old David Stuart Molloy Jr.


On 09/03/18 at 3:51 p.m. Virginia Beach Police divers recovered the body of an unidentified male victim associated with yesterday's boating incident in the 2300 block of Locksley Arch.  This case remains under investigation with Detective I. Dewberry assigned as the lead investigator.  There is no further information at this time.  

On 09/02/18 at 3:36 p.m. Emergency Communications received a call for a person in distress in the water in the 2300 block of Locksley Arch.  Two individuals had gone into the water in a canoe in the Sherwood Lakes subdivision when the vessel capsized.  One occupant clung to the vessel and was rescued.  Police have been searching to recover a second male victim who was seen going under but did not resurface.  Units from the Police Dive Team, Virginia Beach Fire Department and Virginia Beach Emergency Medical Services along with Department of Game and Inland Fisheries have been using sonar and other tools to search the lake bed.  The search has been secured at this time and will resume tomorrow at first light.  

There is not further​ information available at this time.