Teenager found dead at Atlee High School


HANOVER COUNTY, Va. — An investigation is underway after the body of a young man was found outside Atlee High School on Saturday afternoon.

Deputies responded to the school just before 1:25 p.m. following a report that a citizen had discovered a deceased man near the football field, according to officials from the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office.

The body of Efeoghene Oluwatosin Obrimah, 18, of Mechanicsville, was lying on the ground near the field’s press box, officials said.

Deputies said they were working with the medical examiner’s office to determine Obrimah’s ‘true cause of death’.

Officials said the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the teen’s death is ongoing.

“We send our deepest condolences to the family of Efeoghene Obrimah at this difficult time,” the MPs said.

Anyone with information about the case has been asked to call the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at 804-365-6140 or the Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000. Citizens can also download the “P3 Tips” app for their mobile device to submit their tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email [email protected] to send a tip.

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