Portion of road in Hampton closed for death investigation, police say

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HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A portion of East Mercury Boulevard in Hampton has been blocked off officers are working a death investigation, police say.

Hampton police said in a tweet the eastbound side of the road has been closed between Southerland Drive and Chichester Avenue. The tweet said it’s unknown how long the road will be closed.

Police said in a news release officers were dispatched to the 100 block of East Mercury for an unresponsive male in the road.

The male was pronounced dead on scene by the Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue.

Police said the circumstances of this person’s death are being investigated.

This is a developing story. Stay with WAVY.com for updates.

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