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Death investigation underway at Henrico complex

Posted at 2:17 PM, May 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-25 15:26:12-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- A death investigation is underway at the Townsend Square Townhomes in Henrico County, according to police.

Crime Insider sources told Jon Burkett that a body was discovered either in or near a dumpster at the complex.

"Henrico Police Detectives have confirmed one adult male has been located near the trash receptacles deceased," a Henrico Police spokesperson later confirmed. "The State Medical Examiner’s Office and Detectives will continue to work alongside one another during the course of this investigation."

Police are investigating near the intersection of Carroll Street and N. 21st Street, near Mechanicsville Turnpike and Interstate 64, in eastern Henrico.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email newstips@wtvr.com to send a tip.

Note: Crime Insider sources initially indicated two bodies were discovered. The post has since been updated.