RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A man was found dead on the train tracks under a Richmond bridge Tuesday evening, but police have determined the death to be self-inflicted.
Richmond Fire and Police responded to the scene at the Lee Bridge southbound at the 1300 block of Riverside Drive around 8 p.m for reports of a person dangling from the bridge. As of 8:30 p.m., the Riverside Drive exit from the Lee Bridge was blocked by a police cruiser.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
The fire department confirmed that the incident is under investigation. Richmond Fire has not released any other details on the incident.
The Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death.
At this time — the Richmond Police Department has determined the death as self-inflicted. There was no indication that a train was involved.
Anyone with further information may call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.