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UPDATED: Police investigate death near downtown Herndon, but no crime suspected

Town of Herndon police (courtesy Herndon Police Department)

(Updated at 7 p.m.) Police, hazmat crews, and other first responders are on the scene of a death in the Town of Herndon.

The Town of Herndon Police Department is advising people to avoid the 500 block of Florida Avenue while the investigation is underway.

“There is no threat to the public,” the department says.

Police later said that it did not appear any crime had been committed, but crews “noticed something that prompted them to call HAZMAT to the scene as a precaution.”

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