Category Archives: murder

Apparent Murder-Suicide Investigation Continues After Woman and Two Juveniles Found Dead

Reston District – Our Major Crimes detectives continue their investigation after a woman and two juveniles were found dead inside a home in the 1000 block of Safa Street last night in the Herndon area of Fairfax County. Around 6:20, our officers responded when a homeowner called 9-1-1 after finding two juveniles who appeared to have been shot. Officers searched

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UPDATE: 18-Year-Old Arrested in Centreville Homicide

    Sully Police District – Homicide detectives identified and arrested a suspect in the murder of 17-year-old Matthew Ortega on February 14 in Centreville. Around 1 this afternoon, 18-year-old Uriel Josaphat Espinosa Cruz, of Fairfax, was arrested for murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. He is being held at the Adult Detention Center

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Today, the suspect charged with murdering a Reston couple in December had his detention hearing via teleconference.  The judge ordered that the 17-year-old be held at the Fairfax County Juvenile Detention Center (JDC).  He was then taken to the JDC by our Fugitive Unit. (Original release date: January 19, 2018) UPDATE: 17-Year-Old Murder Suspect Served with Petitions The petitions obtained

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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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UPDATE: Lorton Teen Charged with Murdering Reston Couple

Fair Oaks Police District – Overnight, our homicide detectives obtained petitions charging a 17-year-old Lorton boy with the murders of Scott Fricker and his wife, Buckley Kuhn-Fricker. The suspect was the third person shot at the scene of yesterday’s double murder in the 2600 block of Black Fir Court in Reston. His injuries were self-inflicted and he remains in the

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