Portsmouth Police investigating after man found dead at gas station

Posted at 12:28 PM, Oct 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-05 22:58:04-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Portsmouth Police Department is investigating after a man was found dead at a gas station Friday morning.

Dispatch received the 911  call at 10:49 a.m. The man was found dead at the Exxon gas station located at 720 London Boulevard.

Police said at this time they do not suspect foul play and they believe the man was homeless.

On Friday night, detectives identified the victim as 57-year-old Jerry Johnson.

This is an active investigation, and Johnson’s cause of death is currently unknown.

If you have any information in this case, take action and call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).

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