Police probe death near Edward Willey Memorial Bridge

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HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A death investigation is underway near the Edward E. Willey Memorial Bridge, according to the Henrico County Police Department.

The incident, which Henrico Police called a “suspicious situation,” is expected to cause delays on Chippenham Parkway.

Henrico Police sent an update just before 9 p.m. that asked drivers to “use caution as first responders remain on scene.”

Police add that the northbound lanes are now open to traffic, however.

There have been reports of a possible water rescue in the area and a spokesperson for the Richmond Fire Department told 8News that Henrico Fire was putting a boat in the water near the bridge.

Stay with 8News for updates to this developing story.

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