Woman’s body found in woods near apartment building

RICHMOND, Va. — A homicide investigation is underway after a woman’s body was found in a wooded area of South Richmond. Richmond Police were called to the 1000 block of Finchley Place, in the St. John’s Wood community near German School and Jahnke roads, for a report of shots fired just after midnight Monday morning.

Once officers arrived, they discovered a woman’s body in a wooded area near an apartment building, Richmond Police spokesman Gene Lepley said.

Police have not yet released details about the shooting, nor the woman who died.

Anyone with additional information can submit a news tip here. Richmond Police asked anyone who can help them investigate the shooting call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.