Police ID man found dead at City Motel in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond Police have identified the man who was found dead at a hotel in the city’s southside Friday afternoon.

Shortly after noon, officers responded to reports of a person down at the City Motel located at 3015 Jefferson Davis Highway. When they arrived they found 38-year-old Michael E. McCray of Columbia Street dead inside a room.


Police say they are investigating McCray’s death as a homicide. The medical examiner will now determine the cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Christopher Foultz at 804 646-6996 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip.

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