Richmond firefighter Daniel Lewis who was reported missing last week was found dead, according to the Richmond Fire Department.
“It is with great sadness that the Richmond Department of Fire and Emergency Services acknowledges the death of one of its members,” Richmond Fire representative Lt. Chris Armstrong said. “Last night the Richmond Fire Department received notification that Firefighter Daniel Lewis had been found deceased. The Fire Department expresses its condolences to the family of Daniel Lewis.”
Lewis was reported missing to the Newport News Police Department on Monday, July 29 after he didn’t show up to work in Richmond.
Lewis was found dead in Charlotte, North Carolina, according to WAVY. There was no evidence of foul play at this time, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department confirmed to WAVY.
Additional details around Lewis’s death were not immediately released.
The 30-year-old had been with Fire Station 15 in Richmond for about a year.
The Richmond Fire representative said, “Richmond Fire and Emergency Services ask that all honor the dignity and privacy of the family during this difficult time.”