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Body found in Shockoe Bottom McDonald’s parking lot

Posted at 10:23 PM, Feb 25, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-26 05:00:17-05

RICHMOND, Va. – Police are investigating after a body was discovered inside a vehicle outside the McDonald’s in Shockoe Bottom.

It happened Wednesday evening at the location at 18th and E. Broad Street.

Officers said police were dispatched after a manager at the restaurant spotted the man’s vehicle was still in the parking lot around 4 p.m. That manager told police that the victim had come into the restaurant around 12:30.

Police described the victim as a 42-year-old male.

“It is unclear exactly how this person died, but they do not suspect foul play," CBS 6 reporter Jerrita Patterson said.

The medical examiner was called to the scene to determine how the man died.

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