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Man found dead on front porch of Chesterfield home

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- A death investigation is underway in Chesterfield County after a 30-year-old man was found unresponsive on the front porch of his home along the 200 block of Reams Court. Family members found the man, unresponsive, Thursday morning.

CPR was performed on the man until EMS arrived. When first responders arrived, they continued life -saving efforts, but later pronounced the man dead.

Chesterfield Police have classified the situation as a suspicious death investigation and are investigating it as a homicide.

The 911 call, which came in at 6:14 a.m., was initially reported as an assault with a deadly weapon.

Crime Insider sources confirmed the victim's father found his son with stab wounds.

Police said it was unclear how long the victim was outside on the porch before he was discovered. They asked the community for help to determine the victim's whereabouts prior to his death.

Hours after the investigation started, family members arrived to the home to grieve.

"All I can do is just pray for the family and hope things get better," said Mike Jones, who was working nearby.

Extra security will be in place at nearby Reams Road Elementary to ease any fears in the neighborhood, but police do not believe there is any threat to the school.

The Chesterfield School Board was notified of the investigation since a school bus stop sits near the crime scene.

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