Body found in woods off Point of Rocks Road

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to solve a case involving the suspicious death of a Hopewell man. On Saturday, July 30, 2011, at about 5:46 p.m., a report of a suspicious package in the wood line in the 2100 block of Point of Rocks Road was called in to police.

When officers arrived, they found the body of a man. The man was later identified as Sean Bland, of the 400 block of N. Tenth Ave., Hopewell. Mr. Bland was 25 years old at the time of his death. He was found wearing a gray T-shirt, cut-off Dickies and white Reebok tennis shoes. The body of Mr. Bland was found wrapped in bed linens.

You may view a photo of the victim and the location where Mr. Bland was found at From the main page, select the Crime of the Week link.

If you have information about any unsolved crime or wanted person in the communities or schools of Chesterfield County or the city of Colonial Heights, you may call Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660, submit a tip online at, or Text-A-Tip by texting “tip699” plus your tip to 274637 (CRIMES). All three methods will keep you anonymous. If your tip helps to solve a crime or catch a fugitive, you could receive a cash reward of up to $1,000.


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