Detectives Investigating a Suspicious Death in the Springfield Area

West Springfield Police District – Officers were called around 8:15 p.m. yesterday (December 22) for a report of a 22 year-old-man found deceased inside his home in the 6400 block of Blarney Stone Court, in Springfield. An investigation determined the victim had apparent trauma to the upper body. Major Crimes and Crime Scene detectives responded and are investigating the circumstances surrounding this incident.

The victim has been identified as Henok G. Yohannes. Victim Services Specialists are providing support to the family.

An autopsy will determine the exact cause and manner of death. Updates will be released as they become available.

Detectives are asking anyone with information to contact the Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131 or 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).

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