RPD launches death investigation near VCU apartment building


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Richmond Police Department has confirmed that they launched a death investigation in the 100 block of West Franklin Street on Thursday.

At this point, police have not confirmed the age or gender of the victim, or revealed how they died.

Police did say that foul play is not suspected.

The death occurred on the same block as an incident that occurred in September, when a VCU student died after falling from a campus apartment building in the area.

It is not yet known whether the person who died was a VCU student.

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