Authorities: Body of missing Hampton woman found in James River


ISLE OF WIGHT, Va. (WAVY) — Authorities are investigating after the U.S. Coast Guard found a woman’s body Monday in the James River.

According to the Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office, the body of 35-year-old Candice Anthony, of Hampton, was found in the water near the Craney Island Depot.

The sheriff’s office said Anthony’s family reported her missing a day earlier to Hampton police.

Authorities found her car Sunday night abandoned on the James River Bridge. The car was reportedly unlocked with several personal items inside.

The sheriff’s office said Anthony’s death is being investigated as suspicious at the moment.

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