Category Archives: murder

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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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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Woman Arrested in 2017 Murder of Mom and Sister

McLean Police District –  A 35-year-old woman is facing charges in the murder of her mom and sister. On July 14, 2017, 23-year-old Helen Lorena Hargan and her mother, 63-year-old Pamela Denise Hansen Hargan were found dead in a home in the 6700 block of Dean Drive in McLean. They had both been shot. This morning, detectives from our Major

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UPDATE: News Conference on Developments in 2017 McLean Death Investigation

In July 2017, 23-year-old Helen Lorena Hargan and 63-year-old Pamela Denise Hansen Hargan were found dead in a home in the 6700 block of Dean Drive in McLean. This afternoon, Major Ed O’Carroll, Commander of our Major Crimes Bureau, will update the community about a development in the investigation.  MEDIA ALERT WHERE: Public Safety Headquarters 12099 Government Center Parkway Press

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Update: News Conference Tomorrow; Family Offering Reward for 2016 Murder Case

Detective John Vickery and Second Lieutenant Steve Wallace of our Major Crimes Bureau will be joined by Susie Paul-de Leede and our Victim Services Division to update the community about the ongoing investigation into the unsolved murder of Johan de Leede. There will also be new information about a reward being offered by the de Leede family.  MEDIA ALERT WHERE:

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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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