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Henrico death now being investigated as a homicide

Posted at 12:12 PM, Jun 03, 2024

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- This is an updated article. The original can be found below.

Henrico County Police say they are now investigating a death on Hope Road as a homicide.

On Monday June 3, at 8:08 a.m. Henrico Police say they were called to the 1600 block of Hope Road for a reported domestic disturbance. Once on scene officers say they located an adult man with an apparent gunshot wound.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives with Henrico Police have identified the victim as Marquez Rashard Taylor, a 31 year-old from Glen Allen.

The shooting remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

Original Article as follows:

Police began a death investigation Monday morning outside a Hope Road apartment in the Fairfield community of Henrico County.
"Henrico Police responded to the 1600 block of Hope Road for a reported domestic disturbance. Once on scene, officers spoke with the caller about her concerns," a Henrico Police spokesperson wrote in an email about the situation. " As other officers arrived, an adult male was located in a yard with obvious signs of trauma; he was pronounced deceased at the scene."

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Police conduct a death investigation on Hope Road in Henrico County, Va.

Police are working to determine what happened in the moments before the man's death.

Police were called to the neighborhood at about 8:08 a.m.

Anyone with information was asked to call Henrico Police at 804-501-5000.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email the CBS 6 Newsroom.

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