--The dead body of a youth, supposed to be from 12 to 15 years of age, was discovered on James river
, near Deep Bottom
, on Monday last, the 13th inst. An inquest was hold over the body by Justice Jackson F. Childrey
, assisted by Constable Thomas J. Yarbrough
, and the verdict was that the deceased came to his death by accidental drowning.
There was no clothing on the body when found.
The supposition is that the youth was in bathing and drowned, and that his body was washed down the river by the late freshet.