Death investigation underway near Petersburg High School

The Tri-Cities

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — A death investigation is underway in Petersburg Tuesday morning.

Police Captain Emanuel Chambliss told 8News that the investigation is taking place near Petersburg High School and the Dogwood Trace Golf Course on Johnson Road and Homestead Drive.

All traffic is blocked on Johnson Road southbound on Johnson Alley and northbound Johnson Road on Homestead Drive.

Petersburg High School told 8News, school hours will not be affected by the death investigation.

An 8News crew is on the way to the scene. Stay with us for updates.

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