Body Discovered Deceased in Homeless Encampment in Richmond


The body of a 48 year-old male subject was found dead in a tent earlier today.

The small encampment that officials believe the deceased subject had set up was located near Spangler Drive off of the Eastern Bypass.

According to Richmond Coroner Jimmy Cornelison, food items were also located near the body. No foul play is currently suspected as the man did not appear to have any stab wounds or any other visible injuries.

Cornelison has ordered a drug screen to be completed on the subject. WBON-TV will post more updates as they become available.