Sunday, July 8, 2012

Park Avenue Death Investigation

This morning at approximately 8:49 a.m., the Richmond Police Department received a call from a passerby who had spotted a male face down in a rear corner yard at Park and Malvern avenues.

Officers arrived at 4015 Park Avenue in two minutes and pronounced the male dead.

The Medical Examiner will determine cause of death.

The victim is a white male in his early 30’s.

Detectives are gathering evidence and speaking with neighbors while the forensics team processes the scene.

As usual, information that the community can provide regarding anything they heard or saw last night or early this morning can be a great benefit for detectives.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens may also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.