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Woman found dead on Richmond sidewalk

Posted at 11:27 AM, Aug 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-09 11:28:11-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- The Medical Examiner is working to figure out what killed a woman found dead on a Richmond sidewalk on Monday.

Police were called to the 1100 block of Hammond Avenue, between Brook Road and Route 1, just before 7 a.m.

There they found the woman's body.

"Neighbors reported hearing a disturbance last evening," a Richmond Police spokesperson said. "Detectives are asking anyone who may have heard or seen unusual or suspicious activity in the area last night or this morning to contact detectives."

A northbound lane of Brook Road was closed Monday morning as part of the investigation.

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