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Man wearing Miami Dolphins hat found dead in field

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Posted at 2:56 PM, Aug 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-12 14:57:39-04

HOPEWELL, Va. — Police in Hopewell are investigating the city’s first homicide of the year. A man was found shot to death in a field near the intersection of Elm Street and Westover Avenue at about 6 a.m. Friday.

“The unidentified victim has a tattoo ‘successful’ with a dollar sign inside a money bag on his right forearm,” Hopewell Police said. “He was wearing camo shorts, blue t- shirt with a black eight ball and white letters, a Miami Dolphins hat and New England Patriots lanyard.”

The victim was described as a black male.

Police need help identifying the victim and investigating the crime.

Anyone with information was asked to call Detective Mark Polumbo at 804-541-2284 or Hopewell/Prince George Crime Solvers at 804-541-2202.