Virginia Beach Police conduct investigation at home after suspicious substance is found

Posted at 11:06 AM, Apr 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-18 23:13:18-04

Virginia Beach, Va. - Virginia Beach Police are now conducting an investigation at a Virginia Beach home after a suspicious substance was found inside. The FBI is there also to assist for evidence recovery.  They say they are also there to make sure that the community is safe.

They served a warrant in the 2300 block of Cape Arbor Drive.

Neighbors say a body was pulled from the home earlier this year. The medical examiner says the manner of death is pending.

Residents in the area say the deceased was Fred Brooks. Property records indicate that Brooks lived inside of the home. An obituary for Brooks states he died on February 19th, but did not say how. The same goes for the medical examiners office. They told Newschannel 3 Brooks' death is still an open investigation.  According to a police report with Virginia Beach Police, a death investigation took place at a home in the 2300 block of Cape Arbor Drive in February.  Police would not say today whether or not the death investigation at the home had anything to do with their investigation at the home today.

Police say this is an ongoing investigation.

They say that the community is not in any danger. They are just operating with caution.

They have not released any other details about this incident.

Stay with NewsChannel 3 for more updates.