77-Year-Old Retired Virginia Pastor Found Dead in Great Falls Park

U.S. Park Police identified the man found dead in Virginia’s Great Falls Park over the weekend as Russell Larkin, 77, of Northern Virginia.

Larkin was a retired pastor from Chesterbrook United Methodist Church in McLean, The Washington Post reported.

Larkin had been reported missing in Fairfax County on Friday.

kayaker spotted Larkin’s body partially in the water around 9:45 a.m. Saturday.


The police investigation found Larkin fell onto rocks. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police are continuing to investigate.

SOURCE: WTOP, Colleen Kelleher