Victim of Portsmouth homicide identified; cause of death unknown

April 29 UPDATE: Police have identified the victim as 66-year-old Robin Baur, of Portsmouth.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Detectives are investigating a homicide after finding the victim in the 3700 block of Towne Point Road.

Police say an emergency call came in at 9:55 a..m. on Monday. The call was asking for a welfare check of a person who had not been heard from or seen from in several days. When emergency crews arrived on the scene, they found an unresponsive man lying on the floor of a residence.

Medics pronounced the man dead at the scene.

Following the initial investigation, detectives have classified this incident as a homicide.

At this time, there is no information on how the man died, or information about a suspect.

The victim’s name will not be released until next of kin is notified.

If you know anything about this incident, please call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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