Arrest Made in Connection with Teen Drug-Related Death in Centreville
On Tuesday, March 1, around 10:45 a.m. patrol officers from the Sully District Station were called to a residence in the 13800 block of Coleman Court for a report of an unresponsive 17-year-old female. Paramedics with the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department pronounced the young woman dead and she was later identified as Alexia Springer, a resident of Centreville.
On April 15, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner determined that the Cause of Death was acute combined morphine, alprazolam, oxycodone, and ethanol poisoning and Manner of Death was deemed Accidental.
As a result of an extensive ongoing investigation by detectives from the Organized Crime and Narcotics Division and from the Major Crimes Division, in cooperation with the Virginia Attorney General’s Office and the Commonwealth’s Attorney for Fairfax County, David Evers, 18, an FCPS student of Centreville High School, and resident of Clifton, was charged with Manufacturing, selling, giving, distributing, or possessing with intent to manufacture, sell, give, or distribute a controlled substance or an imitation controlled substance prohibited. On Thursday, May 19, Evers turned himself in at Fairfax County Adult Detention Center. The investigation is ongoing.