UPDATE: Detectives Identify Suspect in Murder of Luis Bonilla; Reward Available for Information Leading to Arrest
Detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau have identified a suspect in a homicide that took place on December 1st in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County. Endless Taylor, 24, of Alexandria, is suspected of stabbing and killing 24-year-old Luis Bonilla in the 7100 block of Fairchild Drive. Taylor is wanted for murder and robbery. It appears Bonilla and Taylor were acquaintances. Detectives are investigating a disagreement between the two in the weeks leading up to the murder. Detectives were able to recover the victim’s phone, which was taken during the robbery, which ultimately helped us identify Taylor.
Taylor is a black man, around 5’9″, and weighs 175 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes and has tattoos on both sides of his neck. Detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Taylor and believe he is armed and dangerous. Anyone with information about this crime or the known whereabouts of Taylor are urged to Contact Detective Needels at 703-246-7904.
Tips can also be submitted 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 to $1000 if their information leads to an arrest.
(Original Release Date): 12/2/2017
Detectives Investigating Fatal Stabbing
Mount Vernon District – Homicide detectives this morning are investigating the fatal stabbing of a 24-year-old man who was found dead in the Alexandria section of Fairfax County. The victim is Luis Ernesto Bonilla of Convair Drive. Officers were on routine patrol at about 11:15 pm last night in the 7100 block of Fairchild Drive when they came upon a man with trauma to his upper body in a nearby wooded area. Officers attempted to provide first aid to the victim and rescue personnel responded to the scene to assist but they were unable to revive the victim. It is unknown how long he had been there. Officers immediately saturated the area, along with help from our K9 unit and helicopter unit. Officers were unable to locate any suspects, witnesses, or anyone that might have been involved in the incident. Detectives are still in the early stages of the investigation. They will continue to work to find the person or persons responsible.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Needels at 703-246-7904. You may also contact Crime Solvers by visiting http://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 to $1000 dollars if their information leads to an arrest.