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Four dead in apparent murder suicide on Roanoke Street

Details are incomplete but four deaths are confirmed.

Virginia’s suicide rate highest in 13 years

Virginia’s suicide rate is the highest it’s been in 13 years, according to the state’s chief medical examiner. Experts say the causes may include the poor economy and lack of mental health services.

Two officers shot by suspect in apparent murder-suicide case

A bizarre event in Southside unfolded on Friday that left two police officers with gunshot wounds and officials investigating an apparent murder-suicide.

Former NFL player’s death in Richmond ruled a suicide

According to ESPN, Richmond Police have ruled that former Atlanta Falcons safety Ray Easterling’s death was a suicide. Easterling was found dead in his Richmond home with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his head. From the ESPN article: Easterling, who helped lead the team’s vaunted defense in the 1970s, was part of a group of […]