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Richmond Police identify victim in Hanover Avenue homicide; looking for suspects

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Richmond Police have identified the male in a death investigation on Hanover Avenue as Walter Robinson III, 36, of Richmond.

On Saturday at approximately 11:54 a.m., officers were called to the 4500 block of Hanover Avenue for the report of a person down. Officers arrived and located an adult male, Robinson III, down and unresponsive in a residential disposal container in the alley.

There were no obvious signs of trauma. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information about this death investigation is asked to call J. Crewell at (804) 646-5324 or contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones also may be used. All Crime Stoppers reporting methods are anonymous.

Chris Graham

Chris Graham

Chris Graham is the editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1994 alum of the University of Virginia, Chris has won 17 Virginia Press Association awards for his work as an investigative reporter, feature writer and columnist. Chris is the author and co-author of seven books, including Poverty of Imagination and Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, both published in 2019, and The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever, published in 2018. For his commentaries on news, sports and politics, go to my YouTube page, Want to reach Chris? Try [email protected].

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