Arrest Made in Murder Case

Arrest Made in Murder Case

The trail of the murderer of 15-year old Springfield resident Dalia Harir led through Prince George's County, Md. to the Southeast section of Washington, D.C.

Harir was discovered dead on Dec. 14, 2004 in a wooded area near John Hanson Highway in Cheverly, Md. She had been reported missing by her parents, residents of Kevona Lane in Springfield, on Dec. 4, 2004, according to the Fairfax County Police Department, which classified it as a runaway case. Harir had not been heard from in the 10 days leading up to the discovery of her body.

On Wednesday, March 30, at 7:15 a.m., Prince George's County Police arrested Irving Winslow, 22, at his home on C Street, S.E., Washington, D.C., and charged him with first degree murder. The investigation is ongoing, and police have determined that Harir was killed by a gunshot wound. Her body was sent to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore, Md. for an autopsy.

— Glenn McCarty