Category Archives: Death Investgation

Detectives Investigating Death of a 5-Year-Old Boy

West Springfield Police District – Detectives are investigating the death of a 5-year-old boy who was found unconscious inside of a parked vehicle in a Springfield neighborhood. Officers initially responded at 3:22 p.m. to a home in the 6700 block of Grey Fox Drive. They arrived within minutes and attempted lifesaving efforts.  Fire and Rescue personnel transported the boy to

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Fairfax County Police Department Investigating Inmate Death at Adult Detention Center

Detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau are investigating the in-custody death of 30-year-old inmate Christopher Fojt, of Reston. Fojt was found unresponsive in his single-cell around 11 p.m. Thursday night. He was taken from the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center (ADC) to an area hospital where he remained under the care of a physician. Sadly, he was pronounced deceased yesterday.

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Fairfax County Police Department Investigating Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office Inmate Death

Detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau are investigating the in-custody death of 37-year-old inmate Michael Becraft, of Maryland. Becraft was found unresponsive in his cell around 4:54 Monday morning. He was taken from the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center (ADC) to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy yesterday and the results

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Man Dies after Apparent Industrial Worksite Accident

Franconia Police District – A man was fatally injured yesterday morning following an accident at an industrial workplace located in the 9900 block of Richmond Highway in Lorton. Officers responded at 9:35 a.m. for a report of an employee who was hit by a front loader truck. When officers and rescue personnel arrived on scene, they found Chris Baransky 54,

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