Police in Alexandria, Virginia, are investigating after a body was found in Holmes Run stream Tuesday morning.
A passerby discovered the man’s body at about 9:22 a.m., police said in a news release.
The man was identified as 49-year-old Jose Mendez Padilla, of Alexandria. His body was taken to the medical examiner to determine the cause and manner of death.
For now, police are calling it a “sudden death” investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Ryan Clinch at (703) 747-6673.
Below is a map showing the area where the body was found: