Detectives Investigate Double Homicide in Lorton
Franconia Police District – Detectives are investigating a double homicide in Lorton. Patrol officers found two bodies in a car at the intersection of Dolsie Grove Drive and Pohick Road shortly after 3:30 this morning after a citizen called to report a suspicious vehicle. When officers arrived, they found a white, late-model, 4-door Acura in the middle of the road. When they checked further, they found the bodies of two men in the car with apparent trauma to the upper body. Homicide detectives arrived and started their investigation, which included a canvass of the neighborhood. Crime Scene detectives started processing the scene for evidence. Fairfax 1 flew over the scene to provide aerial documentation. Although the investigation is still in its very early stages, detectives have been able to identify the two victims as 19-year-old Gregory Dennis and 20-year-old Ryan Cross; both of Dumfries, Virginia. The victims will be taken to The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner where autopsies will be conducted to determine the official cause and manner of death.
Detectives are working to determine if the double homicide could be drug-related.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective A. Spooner of the Homicide Squad, at 703-246-7800, or the Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131. You can also submit a tip anonymously through Crime Solvers by visiting www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637). Anonymous Tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100-$1,000 if their information leads to an arrest.
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