BREAKING: Roanoke Police conducting death investigation

April 2, 2018 - Roanoke Police responded to a call this morning at 6:38 a.m. of a person down in the 800 block of Campbell Avenue, S.W.  When officers arrived, they found an adult male lying on the sidewalk. 

The victim was breathing but was unresponsive and had visible facial injuries.  Roanoke Fire and EMS also responded and began treating the individual who was soon transported to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for further treatment. 

Later this morning, the subject was pronounced dead by the medical staff.  The body will be transported to the State Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy and to determine a cause and manner of death. 

This is an ongoing investigation.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the Roanoke Police Department. 


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