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Last Updated: 2010-01-20

Henry Northington

Police were called about 10:21 a.m. on March 1, 1999, to the area of the 1900 block of Texas Avenue. A 20-year-old white female and a 22-year-old white male found a human head sitting on the walkway on the south end of the bridge, near the parking lot. The head belonged to a white male, and it had been severed at the neck.

They immediately they called the police. After police arrived they conducted a search of the area for the rest of the body. About 1:10 p.m. the victim's body was located east of the Texas Avenue location. The body was in the water about 3/4 of a mile away from where the head was found.

Both scenes were processed and police recovered a large amount of evidence.

However, police still need help in solving this crime.

We know someone out there knows what happened to Northington and why it happened.

If you have any information about this homicide or about someone who knows information about this homicide please contact

  • Homicide Detectives - (804)646-6741
  • Crime Stoppers - (804)780-1000
  • Detective Sergeant Angela Smith - (804)646-5034 or E-mail

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