Victim’s Wife Charged with his Murder

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Kimhoang Pham LaRocque

On Monday, May 16, the Grand Jury returned a True bill for a direct indictment, resulting in Bench Warrants being issued by a Circuit Court judge, charging 35-year-old, Kimhoang Pham LaRocque, with Second Degree Murder and Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony. The warrants were served shortly before 10 p.m. last night by the FCPD Fugitive Unit and LaRocque was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center and held without bond.The LaRocque homicide, which occurred in July of 2015, was one of 13 homicides reported in Fairfax County in 2015. Of those cases, 10 were closed by arrest, one was closed when the offender died.There have been six homicides in Fairfax County in 2016. To date, three of those cases have been closed by arrest.

(Updated release issued on August 10, 2015)Update to Vienna Homicide

The Office of the Medical Examiner has confirmed the cause of death of 33-year-old, Eric John LaRocque, as a homicide. The case remains under investigation by detectives.  There is no apparent threat to the public at this time and it does not appear to be a random act.

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 (Original release date: August 4, 2015)

Detectives Now Investigating Vienna Death as a Homicide

Police responded to 1822 Midlothian Court on Friday, July 31, shortly after 6:30 p.m. for the report of an unresponsive man. Fire and rescue units were already on the scene and directed officers to the body of a male with trauma to the upper body from a gunshot wound. The scene was secured and Homicide detectives were summoned. The deceased has been identified as Eric John Larocque, 33, of the same Midlothian Court address. The Office of the State Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death. The investigation is ongoing.

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