UPDATE: The incident was resolved Tuesday at about 10:30 p.m., Hanover Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Chris Whitley said.
“Unfortunately, the homeowner was found deceased after officers entered the residence to check his welfare, and we are conducting a death investigation,” he said. “While it is still under investigation, it does not appear to be suspicious, and we are not looking for any suspects or additional information from the public.”
HANOVER COUNTY, Va. – A heavy police presence is being reported in the Kings Charter subdivision in Hanover County Tuesday afternoon.
Eyewitnesses said that no one is being allowed in or out of part of the neighborhood near the 10200 block of Stratford Hall Court.
Neighbors also told CBS 6 that they saw deputies brandishing a shotguns in the street.
The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that deputies are working a non-criminal incident.
“Any idea what’s going on at the Kings Charter development in the Hanover area near the airpark?” Nathan Hughes asked on Twitter. “Lots of police, won’t let anyone in.”
The incident also sparked conversation on the neighborhood’s Facebook group.
One resident posted that deputies are asking residents to use an alternate route to bypass that part of the neighborhood.
“There are at least 10 cop cars all around,” one user wrote.
CBS 6 News has a crew headed to the scene. Stay with WTVR.com and CBS 6 News for updates on this developing story.