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Jonny Dorey Update: Body Found in Va. River Not Missing VCU Student, Say Police

Jonny Dorey (Personal Photo)
HOPEWELL, Va. (CBS/WTVR) Police say that the body found floating in the James River late Tuesday near the Hopewell Marina is not missing Virginia Commonwealth University exchange student Jonny Dorey.

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Sgt. Michael Walls confirmed with CBS affiliate WTVR that the body was, despite initial speculation, that of a 77-year-old man.

The remains were caught up in a boat slip and were noticed by a passerby at 7:53 p.m.

Dorey was last seen on the VCU campus March 2. His belongings were found on the banks of the James River near Dock Street weeks later.

There is a $10,000 reward for information leading to Jonny Dorey.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to Contact VCU Police Communications at 804-828-1196.

Reporting Contributed by CBS Affiliate WTVR

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