Man found dead inside car in Richmond’s Near West End

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RICHMOND, Va. — Police have launched a death investigation after a man was found dead inside of a vehicle in Richmond’s Near West End Thursday evening.

Officers responded to the 5300 block of Stokes Lane in reference to a person down just before 7 p.m., according to police.

Upon arrival, officers located a dead adult male inside of a vehicle that was on the roadway.

Police say they are conducting a death investigation, but the death is not considered suspicious and there us no threat to public safety.

The Medical Examiner’s Office will determine an official cause of death.

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