Detectives Release Sketch in Alexandria Area of Fairfax County Homicide


Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a female who may have information regarding the homicide that occurred on Friday, May 20, 2016 around 2:20 a.m. in the 6000 block of Richmond Highway.

The female was seen in the parking lot prior to the incident. She was described as black, with a light complexion and almond-shaped eyes.

If you recognize this person, or if you have any information about this crime, please contact Detective Jeremy Hinson at 703-246-7825 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.

You may also contact Crime Solvers electronically by visiting or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637)** or by calling 1-866-411-TIPS(8477).

(05/20/16) Original Blog Release: Homicide Investigation in the Alexandria Area of Fairfax County

This morning, around 2:20 a.m., officers from the Mount Vernon Police District were called to the 6000 block of Richmond Highway for a report of a shot person. Officers located an unresponsive adult male in the parking lot and he was pronounced deceased by paramedics from the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department.

Major Crimes Division detectives are actively investigating this incident as a homicide. The deceased man has been identified as Tarreece John Sampson, 24, of Alexandria. Mr. Sampson is an employee of the Fairfax County Public Schools. Next of kin has been notified.

They are asking for the public’s assistance in seeking any information in regards to this case.