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Arrest Made in Homicide on Winterthur Lane

Detectives arrested Abir Ali, 20, of Prince George’s County, Md. for the homicide of Bharat P. Patel. The arrest occurred at noon on Thursday, June 14, following a search of his home. Ali is being held by the Office of the Sheriff in Prince George’s County.

Officers responded to the 11900 block of Winterthur Lane in Reston for a fight on Saturday, June 9, 2012 at approximately 12:45 a.m. The officers did not find any fight. Approximately one hour later a missing person report was made at Hunter Woods Plaza. An investigation led the officers back to Winterthur Lane where a body was found with trauma to the upper body.

The deceased has been identified as Bharat P. Patel, 40 of 11913 Winterthur Lane. The cause and manner of death are not available.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Solvers 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at www.fairfaxcountycrimesolvers.org or text "TIP 187" plus a message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.

Early History of Reston Explored

The Reston Historic Trust and the Reston Museum are exploring the early history Reston. The Reston Museum is producing another free program in June, to be presented at the Jo Ann Rose Gallery at Reston Community Center - Lake Anne, "The Early History of Reston – The Building of Lake Anne Village Center and Construction of the Dam at Lake Anne," on Thursday, June 28, 7 - 9 p.m., at the Reston Community Center - Lake Anne, 1609 Washington Plaza, Reston.

For more information, call the Reston Museum at 703-709-7700, email restonmuseum@gmail.com, or visit www.restonmuseum.org.

Robert E. Simon, Jr. and Glenn Saunders, along with Reston Museum staff member Loren Bruce, will present a program on the origins of Reston, the nation’s first large-scale planned community that changed the face of the suburban landscape in America.