Arrest Follows Fatal Fight in Alexandria

Arrest Follows Fatal Fight in Alexandria

The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred on Sunday, March 25, in the 2200 block of N. Beauregard Street.

At approximately 6:24 p.m., police responded to a fight between relatives. Upon arriving, officers located an unconscious man and he was transported to an area hospital. Brian Cruz-Segovia, 23, a city resident, was arrested the day of the assault and charged with malicious wounding.

The victim, Nelson Cruz, 28, also a city resident, died from his injuries at the hospital on March 28. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner determined the manner of death to be homicide.

Additional charges may be pending and will be determined after consultation with the Alexandria Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective William Oakley at 703-746-6606.

This is the first homicide in Alexandria this year.