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    VA - Chesterfield, human remains found, Dec'08 - Christopher Otis

    CHESTER, VA (NBC12) - Chesterfield Police responded to a report of a dead body in a vacant lot in the 12000 block of Jeff Davis Highway.

    At this point, the investigation is in its earliest stages.

    Around noon Friday, a citizen called police to report seeing human remains on a vacant lot on Jeff Davis Highway. Police responded to that scene in the 12000 block of Jeff Davis and did in fact find what they describe as a badly decomposed body.

    Article here.
    Last edited by Cubby; 02-02-2011 at 08:00 AM.

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    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    western PA, USA

    At this point, authorities don't suspect foul play, but the victim's identity and cause of death aren't known.

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    Apr 2008
    Someone posted on the updated article in the comments section that the man's name is "Criss Ottis."

    Probably just an online prankster, but maybe it's a start?

    I'm not getting any hits on that name in google. Maybe it's spelled differently?

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    Mar 2009
    Yep, the poster was right (sort of)


    Published: January 29, 2009

    Chesterfield County police have identified a man whose body was found last month in a marshy area off the 12000 block of Jefferson Davis Highway as Christopher Otis, 59.

    The state medical examiner's office has not ruled on a cause of death but noted yesterday that foul play is not suspected.

    Capt. Robert Skowron said Otis was homeless and apparently living in a car that was found parked at Bermuda Self Storage in the 10500 block of Jefferson Davis Highway.

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