Tag: homicide

Police investigate homicide, suspect charged

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Alexandria Police Department officers were dispatched for a death at a residence on South Van Dorn Street at 11:55 p.m....

Updated: Suspect charged in fatal shooting

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] A 20-year-old Alexandria woman was killed in a shooting Friday morning, according to the Alexandria Police Department. This is the...

Alexandria man charged in murder of elderly city resident

A 31-year-old Alexandria resident has been charged in the murder of his grandfather, Jerry Scott. Dallas Smith, 31, of no fixed address, was indicted by...

Updated: Death of elderly resident ruled a homicide

The Alexandria Police Department ruled Tuesday that a suspicious death involving an elderly Alexandria resident was a homicide. Officers found a deceased adult male at...

Data: Serious crimes decrease year-over-year in Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Serious crime in Alexandria decreased by 13 percent in 2017, the Alexandria Police Department announced in a news release Thursday...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: The elements of a murder indictment

By Bryan Porter Anyone who has ever watched a police procedural will recognize this scene: a hardscrabble homicide detective with a harsh Bronx accent sits in a cramped office...

Alexandria man arrested in Loudoun double homicide

An Alexandria man has been arrested as a suspect in a double homicide that took place in a cafe in Sterling, the Loudoun County...

Alexandria resident pleads guilty to first-degree murder

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] An Alexandria resident pleaded guilty Thursday to a four-count indictment, including murder in the first degree, the Alexandria Commonwealth's Attorney...

Alexandria man found guilty in 2017 murder

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] A jury found a 27-year-old Alexandria man guilty of murder in the second degree on Tuesday, the Alexandria Office of...

Woman pleads guilty to providing false statements in case related to...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] A woman who purchased eight firearms in 34 days, among them two guns that were recovered during a homicide investigation...