Category Archives: Cold Case

Media Alert: Chief Kevin Davis Announces Arrest in 1987 Sexual Assault

Fair Oaks Police District – Chief Kevin Davis and Major Ed O’Carroll, Bureau Chief, Major Crimes, Cyber and Forensics Bureau, will announce the arrest of a man for a sexual assault from 1987. The press conference will be live streamed on our Facebook page. WHERE:   Public Safety Headquarters    12099 Government Center Parkway    Press Room: 2nd Floor    Fairfax, Virginia 22035   WHEN:   Wednesday,

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Fairfax County and Prince George’s County Announce Charges in Cold Case Murders 

Chief Kevin Davis alongside Commonwealth’s Attorney for Fairfax County Steve Descano, Prince George’s County Police Chief Malik Aziz, and State’s Attorney for Prince George’s County Aisha Braveboy this afternoon announced Charles Helem, 52, has been charged for two cold case homicides: one in each jurisdiction.   On Sept. 8, 1987, Eige Sober Adler, 37, was found deceased in the rear parking lot of the Dulles Days Inn

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Cold case detectives solve sexual assault from 2014

McLean Police District – An Arlington County man was sentenced to 65 years after DNA evidence linked him to a 2014 and 2016 sexual assault. On August 1, 2014, the victim was working as a lifeguard in the area of Yarling Court. The suspect entered the pool, displayed a firearm, and used zip ties to bound the victim’s hands together. He then injected the

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Fairfax County Police Launch Cold Case Webpage

The Fairfax County Police Department Major Crimes Bureau is proud to announce the implementation of a webpage dedicated to help Cold Case Squad detectives bring justice to victims of unresolved homicides in Fairfax County. Detectives continue to review files in order to provide details of cold cases spanning six decades in the hopes that someone will come forward with information

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UPDATE: Detectives Solve 1972 Murder of 12-Year-Old Karen Lee Spencer

Mount Vernon Police District – Detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau’s Cold Case Squad solved the murder of 12-year-old Karen Lee Spencer – a brutal killing that occurred nearly five decades ago in the Huntington area of Fairfax County. Karen was last seen alive on Nov. 29, 1972. Her body was discovered on Dec. 2 in what was then known

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