Category Archives: Homicide

Body Found in North Hill Park Identified; Death Ruled a Homicide

Mount Vernon District Station – Detectives are continuing to investigate a homicide that resulted in the discovery of a body in North Hill Park on May 23rd. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has positively identified the victim as a juvenile and confirmed the cause of death is homicide. Due to a 2017 state law that prohibits Virginia law

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Update: Homicide Investigation Underway after Man Shot in Chantilly

As detectives continue to investigate this morning’s shooting, the victim has been identified as Miguel Angel Leiva Hernandez, 30, of Chantilly. His next of kin have been notified. If you have any information that may help detectives with this case, please call the Fairfax County Police non-emergency number at (703) 691-2131, or notify Crime Solvers by visiting http://www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or texting “TIP187” plus your

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Homicide Investigation Underway after Man Shot in Chantilly

Sully Police District – A Manassas man is facing multiple charges after an early morning shooting left one man dead.  The shooting happened in the 14500 block of Lee Jackson Memorial Highway this morning around 1:30.  When officers arrived, they found a man who had been shot in the parking lot.  He was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead. 

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Double Murder Suspect Arrives in Fairfax County

  Detectives arrive at the Fairfax County Public Safety Headquarters with double murder suspect Yohannes Nessibu.  He was extradited from Ethiopia. (Original release date: May 6, 2019) UPDATE: Arrest Made for 2016 Murders in Burke and Springfield A 24-year-old man is facing charges for the murders of two Ethiopian-Americans that occurred on consecutive days in December 2016.  On the evening

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Update: Murder Charge after Man Dies from Injuries Sustained During Altercation

Mount Vernon District – A 33-year-old Alexandria man is facing a murder charge for the death of Matthew Watson.  After consulting with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner and the Office of the Commonwealth Attorney, detectives obtained a warrant charging Jerry Alan Harbison with second degree murder.  Harbison turned himself in last night and is being held without bond

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UPDATE: Two Men In Custody for 2016 Homicide in Alexandria Area of Fairfax County

Mount Vernon Police District – Two Washington, D.C. men are in custody today after detectives linked them to the murder of Tarreece Sampson on May 20, 2016. Our officers were called to the 6000 block of Richmond Highway at 2:20 a.m. for a report of a man who had been shot. Sampson was found with a gunshot wound to the upper

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Double Murder Suspect Arrives in Virginia; Arraignment Set for Wednesday

Detectives arrive at the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center with double murder suspect Megan Hargan.  She was extradited from West Virginia. Megan Hargan is expected to be arraigned Wednesday morning for the murder of her sister and mother.   (Original release date: November 9, 2018) Woman Arrested in 2017 Murder of Mom and Sister McLean Police District –  A 35-year-old

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