Category Archives: Homicide

Homicide Victim Identified as 17-year-old from Centreville

Sully Police District – Our homicide detectives were able to confirm the identity of the body found in Centreville on Wednesday as 17-year-old Matthew Ortega, during an autopsy at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. The autopsy results are pending. Due to the ongoing criminal investigation, at this point we are only confirming Ortega died as a result of

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Homicide Detectives Tentatively Identify Body Found in Centreville

Sully Police District – Homicide detectives have tentatively identified the victim in yesterday’s homicide as a juvenile. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is conducting an autopsy. Detectives are working closely with them to confirm his identity. With the new state law, we are prohibited from providing almost any information at all unless parental consent is provided. This law went

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Detectives Asking for the Public’s Help to Identify a Homicide Victim

Sully Police District – Detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying the homicide victim found in the 13000 block of Jeb Stuart Square in Centreville. At 5:17 this morning, officers responded to the area after a delivery driver saw a body lying in the street with upper body trauma. Medics arrived and pronounced him dead at the scene. No

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Update: Body Found in Woodlawn Park Positively Identified as Jholie Moussa

Mount Vernon Police District – Our homicide detectives were able to confirm the identity of the body found in Woodlawn Park Friday as missing 16-year-old Jholie Moussa, during an autopsy at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. The autopsy results are pending. At this time, we believe this is an isolated incident. We are continuing to investigate every lead.

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UPDATE: Body Found in Woodlawn Park Appears to be Missing 16-Year-Old; Homicide Investigation Underway 

We are saddened to report detectives have tentatively identified the body found in Woodlawn Park this morning as that of missing 16-year-old Jholie Moussa. Her family has been notified. Detectives are investigating this as a homicide. The preliminary identification was based on appearance, including a tattoo. We are waiting on the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to positively identify the body and the

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UPDATE: 17-Year-Old Murder Suspect Served with Petitions

The petitions obtained in December for the 17-year-old Lorton boy who murdered a Reston couple in their home were served this morning. He remains in the hospital and is still not being identified because of his age. The suspect has been charged as a juvenile with two counts of murder after an investigation determined he shot and killed Scott Fricker

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