City Records First Homicide of New Year


Khalil Siddiqi, 50, was found dead at the intersection of Princess Street and Buchanan Street at about 12:20 a.m. on Sunday, January 18.

The taxi driver from Fairfax County was found with a gunshot wound to his upper body and later pronounced dead at the scene by medics. Detectives are looking at robbery as a possible motive, according to police.

The murder marks the first of the year in Alexandria. There were four homicides in the city last year.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Alexandria Police Department at 703-838-4444 or 703-838-4711.