Police Ask Public for More Information in River Drive Homicide
While the investigation continues into the March 11, 2016 murder of Johan De Leede in the 6000 block of River Drive in the Mason Neck area, Fairfax County Police said Major Crimes Division detectives are still asking any individuals with additional information about the case to come forward.
This comes after officers established an increased neighborhood patrol presence that included the Police Department’s helicopter and other assets, canvassed the neighborhood in April, and conducted a motorist checkpoint for drivers entering the Hallowing Point community.
“Detectives have collected a substantial amount of information through these efforts,” a May 2 release said. But they’re still hopeful to collect something new from the public. “Remember, the information you have, regardless of how trivial you feel it may be, could be the critical link in solving this case.”
Contact information for the Major Crimes Division is 703-246-7800, Crime Solvers is 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text “TIP187” plus a message to CRIMES/274637. The police non-emergency number is 703-691-2131.
Fairfax Station Man Turns Self in for Soliciting Minor
On Thursday, April 28, around 9 p.m., a 23-year-old Fairfax Station resident turned himself in at the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center. A felony warrant was served for Use of Communications Systems to Facilitate certain Offenses involving Children (VA State Code 18.2-374.3). The arrest resulted from an investigation which began on Wednesday, April 6, involving the man allegedly engaged in inappropriate conversation and the solicitation of sex from a 14-year-old girl. The girl was not harmed. The man is a former employee of the Mott Center, where he met the victim during after school activities.
Detectives would like to speak with anyone else who has information that may assist with this investigation or may have had similar encounters with the man.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Fairfax County Crime Solvers electronically by visiting 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.
Body in Creek Identified as Springfield Man
The body of Edward Stephen Hamilton, 30, of Springfield, was found in the creek near the 3000 block of Dashiell Road. His next of kin have been notified. The cause and manner of death are still pending and will be determined by the Office of the Medical Examiner once laboratory results have been completed. Detectives do not suspect foul play. The Fairfax County Police Department will provide further updates as soon as additional information becomes available. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers electronically by visiting 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.