Update Anticipated in Fairfax Murder-Suicide

Update Anticipated in Fairfax Murder-Suicide

The Office of the Medical Examiner has yet to identify the toddler whose dead body was found along with that of Roy Eugene Rumsey, 58, in a house fire on July 27 in the 12100 block of Fairfax Hunt Road in Fairfax.

Major Crimes detectives with Fairfax County Police have been investigating the case as a murder-suicide: a domestic crime, with no risk to public safety.

No other suspects are being pursued, FCPD spokesman Don Gotthardt has said.

Gotthardt said an update from police could come as soon as Friday, Aug. 12.

Any public updates will come through the FCPD Twitter account @FairfaxPolice and blog www.fcpdnews.wordpress.com.

Police continue to ask anyone with information about the incident to contact Crime Solvers electronically by visiting www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637) or by calling 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.