Burned Body Found In Chesterfield

Police label burned body discovery a 'suspicious death'

August 27, 2019 - 5:19 pm

(Matt Demlein, WRVA)


Chesterfield County, VA _   Chesterfield Police are conducting a "suspicious death" investigation following the discovery of a burned body.

Police say they were called just before 8 a.m. Tuesday to an area near Kingsland Glen Drive off Cogbill Road, for a report of a suspicious situation.  A resident in the neighborhood says he'd gone for a walk around 7:30 a.m. and was passing a construction site when he and two workers spotted something burned that looked like a body.

Police say the remains have been taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner who will determine identity and cause of death. 

Police are urging anyone with information to contact the Chesterfield Police Department at (804) 748-1251 or Crime Solvers at (804) 748-0660.