RICHMOND, Va. — A death investigation is underway after a body was discovered outside a building on West Franklin Street in downtown Richmond.
Police were called to the 300 block of West Franklin Street, near North Monroe Street, at about 7 a.m., to investigate.
Police sources indicated the death was likely a suicide.
The body was found next to a building that was under construction.
Police have not identified the person who died.
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