CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) - Officials say three men have been arrested and one is wanted for hazing in connection with the drowning of VSU freshman Marvell Edmondson.
According to Thierry Dupuis with the Chesterfield County Police Department, 19-year-old Edmondson and fellow Virginia State University freshman Jauwan Holmes, 19, were completing an initiation to get into the "Men of Honor" organization by crossing the Appomattox River last Saturday.
The two were swept by a current at approximately 1:30 a.m. and Edmondson's body was recovered Monday. Crews continue to search for Holmes.
Holmes is from Williamsburg and Edmondson is from Portsmouth.
Dupuis said James A. Mackey, Sr., Eriq K. Benson, and Cory Baytop have been charged with five counts of hazing each in connection with the incident. A fourth man, Charles E. Zollicoffer II is wanted.
All four are affiliated with the Men of Honor organization.
If you have any information on Zollicoffer's location, contact Chesterfield County Police at 1-804-748-1251.
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