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Henrico police say West End death ‘suspicious’

Henrico, Va. (WTVR)—Henrico Police are on the scene of a suspicious death in the Dumbarton/Lakeside area of the West End.

Police were called to the scene around 6:30 p.m., to the 3000 block of Kenwood Avenue, off Hilliard Road. They found an adult male unresponsive with a chest wound.

The male was transported to VCU Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, and police on the scene confirmed he has succumbed to those injuries.

At this time police have released a statement saying they are beginning the investigative process. Police on the scene confirmed with CBS 6 that the death is considered suspicious.

Neighbors told CBS 6 that the victim was a male in his 60s who frequently walked his dog through the neighborhood. They said there had been arguing in the past over four-wheel vehicular traffic in the area, and the noise from it.

Lt. Maurice told CBS 6 that they are not looking for a suspect.

Police have not confirmed this information yet, but have said that the death is considered suspicious at this time. They will release the victim’s name after the next-of-kin have been notified. 

This is a breaking news alert and we will have more information as it becomes available, on CBS 6 and WTVR.com.

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