Week in McLean

Week in McLean

Detectives Search for Human Remains

Fairfax County Police Department detectives have been searching for human remains in two areas in the county. The first being on the grounds of Holmes Run Park, near the 6000 block of Crater Place. The second site is at Tysons Pimmit Park, in the Falls Church area of the county, according to the FCPD Public Affairs Bureau.

Search efforts resulted in the discovery of two sets of human remains in Holmes Run Park late on Thursday, March 2. Members of the Fairfax County Police Department’s Search and Rescue Team, along with detectives from the Crime Scene Section and Special Agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, made the discovery, approximately 300 yards into the park from the intersection of Crater Place and Yellowstone Drive.

Homicide, Gang Unit and Crime Scene detectives are joined by members of the police department’s Search and Rescue Unit, along with two “live find” and cadaver dog teams from the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department, Urban Search and Rescue Team and one cadaver dog team from the Montgomery County, Md. Police Department.

These searches could continue for an extended period of time.

Anyone with additional information related to this case is asked to contact the Major Crimes Division at 703-246-7800, or Crime Solvers electronically by visiting www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus a message to CRIMES(274637) or by calling 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.