Body found on side of road in eastern Henrico

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - On Sunday at approximately 11:40 p.m., Henrico County officers responded to the area of Varina Road and Patricia Road for a medical emergency call for service.

Officers discovered the body of a black male lying on the road with obvious signs of trauma.  The scene was immediately secured and the investigation into the cause of death began.  The body was transported to the medical examiner's office for further evaluation.

The mas has been identified as Tony Lee, 24 of the 100 block of South Holly Street in Highland Springs. His cause of death has not yet been released.

Anyone who may have witnessed any suspicious activity in or around the areas of Varina Road and Patricia Road is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000 or Henrico Police at 804-501-5000.

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