Police identify homicide victim and make arrest


Alexandria police have identified the victim of Sunday’s homicide as Hawlet Mohammed, a 27 year-old Alexandria woman. 
Police were called to the 3000 block of Park Center Drive around 11:55 p.m. for the report of a deceased female.  The victim died at the scene. 

The victim suffered trauma to the upper body.  An autopsy performed today has determined the manner of death to be homicide.   

Alexandria detectives arrested an Alexandria man for the murder of Hawlet Mohammed earlier today.  Mesfin Hussin, 35, of 3001 Park Center Drive, was charged with Murder.  Mr. Hussin is the husband of Ms. Mohammed. 

This is the first homicide in Alexandria this year.  There were eight homicides in Alexandria last year.