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Former Virginia Union football player Kyron Hoskey found dead in his home

Former Virginia Union football player Kyron Hoskey found dead in his home
Former Virginia Union football player Kyron Hoskey found dead in his home

Kyron Hoskey a former standout linebacker from Richmond, Virginia that signed his letter of intent to play football at Virginia Union was found dead in his home.

Richmond police identified 28-year-old Kyron Hoskey, of Henrico County dead from a gunshot.

“At approximately 3:19 a.m., April 6, officers were called to the 2200 block of North 23rd Street for the report of a person shot,” a Richmond Police spokesperson wrote in an email. “Officers arrived and found an adult male, Hoskey, inside of a residence down on the floor with an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death.”

Richmond Police have not yet released information about a motive or suspect in Hoskey’s death.

The former 5’11, 225 pound linebacker was a thumper who hit hard. Hoskey played high school footbal in Virginia at Hermitage High School.

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