Man found dead in Petersburg home; death investigation underway

Man found dead in Petersburg home; death investigation underway
Police have launched a death investigation after a man was found inside a home (Source: RNN)

PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) - The Petersburg Police Department has launched a death investigation after an elderly man was found dead inside a home.

Detectives responded to a home on Grove Avenue near Johnson Alley for a welfare check after a concerned call stating that they had not seen the resident.

Fire and rescue crews arrived on scene and made entry into the home and found the body of an 80-year-old.

No other details were immediately available.

Police say at the time foul play is not suspected.