Woman Dies After Being Set on Fire; Detectives Searching for Suspect



Mount Vernon Police District – The woman whose boyfriend set her on fire and fled twelve days ago has died from her injuries. Delores Williams, 64, of Alexandria (Fairfax County) passed away overnight in the hospital.

Detectives are still searching for the suspect, Lewis Edward Reeder, who is wanted for aggravated malicious wounding. Additionally, detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating a green, 2001 Ford Taurus, four-door; Virginia license plates VPW1915 may be on the car. If you see the car, do not approach it and call 911 immediately.


2001 Ford Taurus, similar to the suspect’s vehicle


The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are possible.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Needels at 571-221-8131.  You may also contact Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-8477,or by email at, www.fairfaxcountycrimesolvers.org, or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637, or call the Fairfax County Police Department at 703-691-2131. Please follow @fairfaxpolice on Twitter and through our blog,www.fcpdnews.wordpress.com, for the latest information.

(11/22/2016) Update – Detectives Release Suspect Vehicle Description

(11/19/2016) Arrest Warrant Obtained for Suspect Who Set Woman on Fire, Then Fled