Missing Suffolk man’s body located in Virginia Beach

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Damonte Prater

UPDATE: Officials confirmed with WAVY that Damonte Prater was found dead in Virginia Beach. His funeral service was held on August 12.


SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Suffolk police say a man missing since Monday, August 2 was located in Virginia Beach.

According to police, Damonte Prater went to Virginia Beach earlier this week and at some point mailed his personal items home to Suffolk. He did not have his cell phone, so no one could contact him since he went missing. Police say Prater also made comments that caused concern for his well-being.

On Saturday, August 7, police confirmed that Prater was located in Virginia Beach. Initially, Suffolk police said he was found safe but then retracted that information and said updates would come from Virginia Beach Police.

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