VB police find body while looking for missing woman


VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Investigators searching for a missing Virginia Beach woman found a body Wednesday morning, police say.

The body was found along the wooded area of the 2500 block of Edgehill Avenue. It is unconfirmed whether the body found Wednesday was 22-year-old Denise Martin.

Virginia Beach police said earlier this month a missing person report was filed for Martin. According to social media posts, Martin’s phone, the contents of her wallet and her car were left at her house.

Police said the Medical Examiner’s Office was called to the scene to help identify the body as well as a cause of death.

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