Category Archives: Death Investgation


  Homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying suspicious graffiti found near the location of the suspicious death scene. Detectives continue to investigate the circumstances involving the death of 26-year-old James McDonald of Chantilly. We are awaiting final results from the medical examiner. Anyone who may have information about this case is asked to please call Detective J.

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Detectives Conducting Suspicious Death Investigation; Requesting Information from Public

Homicide detectives this evening are investigating a suspicious death after a body was found in a wooded area of Clifton. An autopsy was conducted this afternoon on 26-year-old James McDonald of Chantilly, who was discovered last night with trauma to the upper body. Detectives are trying to determine the cause and manner of death. He was last seen by a

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Man Electrocuted, Pronounced Dead After Making Contact with Power Lines

West Springfield Police District – A 47-year-old man is dead after he was electrocuted early this morning while standing at his work vehicle near power lines. Officers and paramedics were originally called to the area of Mordor Drive and Furnace Road in Lorton just after 6 a.m. for a report of an unconscious truck driver on the side of the

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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

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Fatal House Fire in Fairfax

Fair Oaks Police District – Homicide detectives have confirmed the identity of a man who died during a house fire Monday morning. Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department was called to the 4100 block of Mount Echo Lane around 10:40 for a single-family house fire. The Fire Department was able to successfully extinguish the fire and located the body of 64-year-old Charles Petrello

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UPDATE: News Conference Today; Person of Interest Identified in the Death of Jholie Moussa

Major Richard Perez, Commander of the Major Crimes Bureau, will update the community on the investigation into the death of 16-year-old Jholie Moussa who was reported missing on January 13. Her body was found in Woodlawn Park last Friday by officers who were searching for her. MEDIA ALERT WHERE: Our ***NEW*** Public Safety Headquarters 12099 Government Center Parkway Press Room: 2nd

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