Homicide Investigation Underway in Alexandria-Area of Fairfax County

Police were called to the 5100 block of Celtic Drive shortly after 8 p.m. On Friday, March 25, for a report that a citizen discovered a man lying on the ground unresponsive. Officers were directed to the man who had an injury to his leg consistent with being stabbed. Rescue initially transported him to the Inova Springfield Healthplex, but he was later transported to Inova Fairfax Hospital. Major Crimes Division Detectives along with personnel from the Crime Scene Section responded to begin their investigation. The victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead late last night. The victim has been identified as William G. Martines-Palma, 29, of Celtic Drive.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Crime Solvers electronically by visiting http://www.crimesolvers.org or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637)**or by calling 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.