A father of six children who was reported missing in Colonial Heights in mid-November is dead.
Mark Middlebrooks, 38, was last seen at his home in Colonial Heights on Friday, Nov. 17. Family members say he died on Dec. 1.
Family members say his death is being treated as a homicide. Family members are asking for help to pay for a cremation before the state takes possession of his body.
Police from Petersburg, Colonial Heights and Hopewell – are now conducting a death investigation. There is currently no information on where Middlebrooks was discovered.
Anyone with any information on Middlebrooks is asked to call the Colonial Heights Police Department at 804-520-9300 option 7.