Virginia Beach man arrested in 19-year-old's death after kayakers find body
William Alberto Oliva Rodriguez

By Nick Boykin, WTKR

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WTKR) -- A Virginia Beach man has been arrested by police in connection with a homicide dating back to July 6, 2018, when two kayakers found the dead body of 19-year-old Jairo Armando Sanchez-Guardado of Chesapeake.

According to officials, 25-year-old William Alberto Oliva Rodriguez has been charged with second-degree murder and is being housed in the Virginia Beach Correctional Center without bond.

Officials said Sanchez-Guardado was found in the waters of Lake Smith/Lawson in Virginia Beach by the kayakers. Sanchez-Guardado was pronounced dead at the scene after police and first responders were sent to the 1200 block of Habitat Lane around 10 a.m.

Anyone who has information about Guardado’s death is asked to call Virginia Beach Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).

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