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Woman found dead in Richmond building

Posted at 9:38 PM, Apr 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-22 06:51:55-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmond Police are investigating after a woman was found unresponsive in a building in the 3500 block of East Broad Rock Road on Wednesday.

Police responded around 6:26 p.m. to reports of a person down.

When officers arrived, and they found the woman unresponsive, suffering from injuries from an apparent assault.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to police, a man is in custody.

The Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information is asked to call Major Crimes Detective P. Mansfield at (804) 646-6996 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones also may be used. All Crime Stoppers reporting methods are anonymous.

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