Missing Colonial Beach Man Found Dead

Virginia State Police report the Colonial Beach man who’s been missing since before St. Patrick’s Day was found dead. The body of William Sylvester Hopewell was found during a ground search along Macedonia Road in Westmoreland County. An autopsy is being conducted. Hopewell’s death is being investigated as a homicide. Investigators say that since the 73-year-old disappeared there were multiple irregular purchases made with Hopewell’s credit and debit cards.