Homicide Detectives Investigating Discovery of Human Skeletal Remains

Mount Vernon Police District- Homicide and crime scene detectives are in the 2900 block of East Lee Avenue in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County after a construction crew discovered suspected adult skeletal remains. Around 10:15 this morning, the workers were in the process of cleaning up a wooded area next to a business under construction. They came across a wallet, with an identification listing the address of a shelter. Shortly after, they found the remains. Detectives are in the early stages of this investigation and will work with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to confirm the identity of the remains and cause of death.

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