Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Highland View Avenue Death Investigation

January 6, 2016

The Richmond Police Department is conducting a death investigation in reference to a body found this morning in Highland Terrace.

At approximately 6:12 a.m., officers were called to the 1000 block of Highland View Avenue near Veranda Avenue for a report of a person down in the roadway. An adult male was pronounced dead by emergency medical personnel.

Major Crimes detectives and the Forensic unit responded to the scene and are investigating. At this time, the death is considered suspicious, and detectives have not ruled out foul play. The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Edward Aeschlimann at 646-3351 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip.  Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.