Police identify man found dead in alley; homicide investigation underway

Police identify man found dead in alley; homicide investigation underway
An investigation is under way after a man's body was found in an alley in Crewe.

CREWE, Va. (WWBT) - Virginia State Police are investigating a homicide after a man’s body was found in an alley in Crewe.

The Crewe Police Department notified VSP of the death just before 5 p.m. July 2 after the body was found in the 200 block of Guy Avenue.

The man was identified as Andrew Scott Newton, 44, of Chase City.

The body has been transported to the medical examiner’s office in Richmond for autopsy and positive identification.

Police are investigating the death as a homicide.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call Virginia State Police at (804) 553-3445 or email at questions@vsp.virginia.gov.

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