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Police identify man found dead in Chesterfield car dealership

Posted at 9:57 PM, Jan 25, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-26 18:50:57-05

UPDATE: Police identified the man found dead inside 3 Amigos Auto Sales as Adel M. Elmadany, 60, of Ander Court. Elmadany owned the business. Investigators asked anyone with information about the homicide to call Chesterfield Police at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.

Adel M. Elmadany

PHOTO: Adel M. Elmadany

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. – Officers are investigating a suspicious death at 3 Amigos Auto Sales after a man's body was discovered inside the business just before 7 p.m. Saturday. Forensics experts removed computers and other bags of evidence from the business 15 hours after police said they discovered the 60-year-old man dead inside the independent auto dealership at 108 Turner Road.

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As of Sunday afternoon, police were still calling the situation a suspicious death.

“Very friendly, very respectful,” Hatim Mohammad said. "He always welcomes everybody.  And it's always hospitality. He always offer whatever he had he shared.”

Mohammad was told the man found dead, who he has known for 20 years, is a part of the Islamic faith community in Richmond. However, police have not confirmed that information.

Members of Richmond's Islamic community are hoping and praying for answers.

Hatim Mohammad

Hatim Mohammad

Anyone with information that could help investigators should contact the Chesterfield Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.