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Officers find body in woods in South Richmond

Posted at 12:15 PM, Jan 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-01 14:51:33-05

RICHMOND, Va. — Police are in the initial stages of a suspicious death investigation after a man was found dead in South Richmond Sunday morning.

Officers were on foot in the 3400 block of Belt Boulevard just after 10:30 a.m. when one of them spotted the body in a wooded area. The man was pronounced dead on scene.

The cause of death is currently unknown and police do not know how long the body had been there.

This is a developing story.