Body Found Believed To Be Rabbi Bauman Missing After Helping Teen Caught In Virginia Beach Riptide

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA. (THECOUNT) — A body in the ocean near False Cape, Virginia Beach, is believed to be that of missing man, Rabbi Reuven Bauman.

Bauman, 35, was last seen at around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday off the coast of the Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge when he rescued a 13-year-old who got caught in a rip current while on a school trip.

Search and rescue crews found a body they believe will be identified as the teacher who went missing while helping a teen.

The Coast Guard suspended its search for Bauman on Wednesday, but search and rescue crews continued their efforts and turned up a body “presumed to be that of the missing swimmer” on Sunday at around 2:15 p.m., police said in a news release, reports PilotOnline.

A positive identification is expected to be made by the Medical Examiner’s Office, police said.

No further information was immediately available.


Geo quick facts: False Cape State Park, located on Sandpiper Rd, in Virginia Beach, VA, boasts Pristine maritime forest & coastline not accessible by private car, with biking trails & kayaking.

At Least 11 Dead In Virginia Beach Mass Shooting Friday

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA. (THECOUNT) — Virginia Beach police and other emergency services responded to an active shooter incident at the city’s Municipal Center on Friday afternoon.

Multiple people were injured in the incident, according to an emergency services spokesperson who would not comment on the condition of the victims.

It’s unclear how many total victims there were. However, five patients were transported to Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital and one victim is currently being transported to its Level I Trauma Center, according to Dale Gauding, senior communications advisor for brand engagement at Sentara Healthcare, reports ABC.

The suspected shooter is in custody, according to the Virginia Beach Police Department.

Geo quick facts: Virginia Beach, a coastal city in southeastern Virginia, lies where the Chesapeake Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. A 3-mile boardwalk stretches along its beach-lined oceanfront. The bayside First Landing State Park marks the 1607 arrival of the Jamestown colonists from England. The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center exhibits ocean life including sharks, rays and sea turtles in globally themed habitats – wikipedia.

DE Men Killed In Crash After Semi-Truck Careens Off Virginia Beach Bridge Friday Identified

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA. (THECOUNT) — Two Delaware men killed Friday after a semi-truck they were traveling in plunged off a Virginia Beach bridge have been identified as driver, Jervone Rakeem Hall and passenger, Christopher Fenner.

Rakeem, 32, and Fenner, 29, were named as the occupants of a tractor-trailer that exited the roadway and leapt off the side of a bridge in Virginia Beach after making contact with another vehicle during a rainstorm.

It was raining heavily when the semi-truck collided with a van. The collision caused the truck to crash off of the bridge and into the water below.

A release says Fenner’s body was pulled from the truck Saturday evening, while Hall’s body was found 8 miles (13 kilometers) off Fisherman’s Island on Sunday afternoon. Initial news reports had said authorities believed the body in the truck was Hall’s. Continue reading