Police seek public help in identifying dead body

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond Police needs the public's assistance identifying a man found deceased Wednesday.

Around 9:30 am, a man was found deceased in a wooded area near the 2000 block of Mecklenburg Street in the Whitcomb neighborhood.

There was no identification on his body and no signs of foul play. The deceased is a black male between 20 and 30 years of age.

He was wearing a long-sleeve black shirt, blue jeans and black boots. His hair is dreadlocked. He has an old scar on his forehead and his left wrist was bandaged.

If anyone is aware of a missing person matching this description, please contact Detective David Burt at 646-3913. Persons with information also may call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word "ITip" followed by your tip. Both methods are anonymous.

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