Man found dead in Richmond home

Posted at 3:40 PM, Sep 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-19 19:20:51-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- A death investigation is underway in Richmond after a man was found shot to death in a home, according to Crime Insider sources.

Police are investigating the man's death along the 3300 block of Frank Road, off Ruffin Road, in South Richmond.

Officers were called to the home at approximately 1:46 p.m. for a report of a person down. Upon arrival, officers located a man “down and unresponsive” inside the home. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Medical Examiner’s Office will determine cause and manner of death.

Detectives are canvassing the area and asking neighbors for any information they can provide to help investigators in the case. Police have not said if officers are looking for suspects at this time.

This is a developing story. Witnesses can email photos and news tips here.

Anyone with information about this death investigation is asked to call Major Crimes Detective K. Hughes at (804) 646-3917 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at

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