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Police: Body of man found in drainage ditch in South Richmond

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

Richmond Police are investigating an overnight homicide in the Southside.

Police say around 3:25 a.m. Saturday an officer on patrol was flagged down by a person who heard a gunshot fired at Southwood Apartments. The officer quickly found the body of an adult Hispanic male lying in a drainage ditch in the 4600 block of Southwood Parkway.

The Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of his death. The victim’s identity will be released once next of kin have been notified.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Detective Michael Gouldman at (804) 512-2950 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. 

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