Decomposed body found inside South Richmond home: Crime Insider

Posted at 6:14 PM, Mar 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-19 23:29:50-04

RICHMOND, Va. – Police are conducting a death investigation after a decomposed body was found inside a South Richmond home, according to Crime Insider sources.

The police activity surrounds the home in the 2400 block of Wright Avenue, near Jefferson Davis Highway.

CBS 6 reporter Jon Burkett, who was on scene, said investigators have been going in and out of the home.

Crime Insider sources say the adult male found inside the home has been dead for “awhile.”

The body was removed by a coroner around 6:30 p.m. It will be taken to the Medical Examiner’s Office for an official cause of death.

Police have not released any details about the investigation at this time.

Several members of Richmond’s Major Crimes Unit and the Crime Scene Mobile Lab were on scene, according to Burkett.

Stay with CBS 6 for the latest on this developing story.

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