Detectives Investigating Homicide at Senior Retirement Community in Fairfax

West Springfield Police District – Detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the person(s) responsible for the murder of 77-year-old Cong Huu Nguyen.

Officers were called to the Little River Glen Senior Retirement Community, 4003 Barker Court on Thursday, April 20 shortly after 8 a.m. for the report of a resident of the center who had been found deceased in his apartment. Officers arrived and were directed to the apartment where they found the deceased, later identified as Mr. Nguyen, with apparent trauma to the upper body. Detectives from the Homicide and Crime Scene Sections were summoned to the scene and their investigation began.

Mr. Nguyen’s body was taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine cause and manner of death.

Today, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner notified detectives that the cause of Mr. Nguyen’s death was ruled a homicide and the manner was determined to be upper body trauma.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective J.D. Long of the Homicide Section at 703-246-7800 or 703-246-7810, or Crime Solvers electronically by visiting www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637)** or by calling 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.

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