By NBC12 Newsroom | June 2, 2020 at 6:54 PM EDT - Updated
June 3 at 3:35 PM
RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Richmond officials said the man rescued
from the James River on Tuesday evening is dead. Crews were dispatched to Pony Pasture around 5:19 p.m. for
the report of a man in distress on the James River.After arriving on the scene,
the man was brought to shore by other boaters. CPR was conducted and the man
was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The man was identified as 45-year-old Joshua B. Jennings. The Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of
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