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Woman found dead on Richmond bike trail

Posted at 12:19 PM, May 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-13 23:36:37-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Police have launched a death investigation after a woman was found dead on a bike trail in Richmond’s East End Wednesday morning.

Officers responded to the 4300 block of Williamsburg Avenue, the same block as Stone Brewing Co., at approximately 10:13 a.m.

When officers arrived at the scene, they located a deceased woman’s body along a popular bike trail that runs through the area.

A biker riding the trail discovered the body and called police, who say that the woman died from blunt force trauma.

Police are now investigating the death as a murder.

Anyone with information should call Richmond police.