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Richmond authorities on Monday released the name of the man
found dead in an alley on Saturday.
Walter Robinson III, 36, of Richmond, was pronounced dead at the scene in the 4500 block of Hanover Avenue.
Police were called at 11:54 a.m. Saturday. Officials said there were no obvious signs of trauma.
The medical examiner will determine the cause and manner of death.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at (804) 646-5324 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.
From the Archives: The construction of the Richmond Convention Center
02-24-1980 (cutline): 'Bulldozer Sale' at A&N Store on Broad Street was brought on by preparations for Project I.
04-14-1982: Demolition process begins to prepare for construction of convention center.
In April 1982, preparations for construction of the Richmond Convention Center were underway along East Broad Street downtown. Among businesses that were torn down to accommodate the new facility were Swatty’s Men’s Shop and the Greyhound bus station.
Lindy Keast Rodman
04-13-1982 (cutline): Project I hotel site is cleared.
11-07-1982 (cutline): Start of construction on the Marriott hotel is one of the events that has occurred this year in the area surveyed.
02-18-1981: Mayor Marsh operates back hoe at ceremonies for construction of the Richmond convention center complex.
02-18-1981 (cutline): Mayor Marsh at the podium discussing developments for new convention center development.
10-18-1977: Richmond City Council views a model of the convention center.
10-19-1982 (cutline): Officials watch as an explosive is detonated to mark the start of construction of a $38 million hotel and convention center planned by Marriott Corp. at Sixth and Broad Streets in Richmond. The ceremony, which featured a luncheon under a special tent, was held today on the site of Project I.
10-19-1982: Ground breaking ceremony at Richmond Convention Center for Marriott.
P.A. Gormus, Jr.