FRPD investigates gunshot death

A news release from the Front Royal Police Department confirms the investigation of a body found in Front Royal.

The Front Royal Police Department responded to a call on North Shenandoah Avenue at 10:30 on Thursday, June 30th.

Officers arriving at the scene discovered a 41 year old white male in the grassy area between First Bank and United Bank.

The person died from what is suspected to be a self inflicted gunshot wound.

The individual is not believed to be associated with the banks and walked there from a nearby hotel.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is investigating the incident.

Anyone with information should contact Detective T. A. Smith of the FRPD at 540-636-2208 or email 

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Front Royal finances Police Headquarters

front royal town hall

Front Royal Mayor Chris W. Holloway announced that the town has closed on a $8.4 million loan with United Bank.

In a refinancing deal for the Town’s Police Headquarters.

Enabling the Town to refinance the existing Warren County Economic Development Authority’s construction loan on the Police Headquarters.

The original loan was at 3.0% interest over 9 years the new deal with United Bank is at 1.87% interest over 10 years.

Mayor Holloway called it exciting news for the taxpayers of Front Royal Warren County.

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