Monday, April 1, 2013
Top news of the week from our Patches around Virginia and DC.
Patch has 31 community sites in Virginia and D.C. Here are some of the top stories from around the region over the past week. 16. Arlington County Salaries: Salaries account for more than half of the local government's operating expenses. Did you know the Arlington Public Library chief makes more than the head of the county's Parks and Recreation Department? Or that the county's human resources director makes more than the sheriff? Patch has a searchable salary database to find those salaries and more. 15. Alexandria More Than Historic Haunt: While history may be one of the “brand pillars” of Alexandria, Patricia Washington says she’d like to educate people more about the range of arts available in the city. Washington is the president and…
Monday, January 28, 2013
Tory J. Marshall, 33, of Herndon, was found dead Saturday by someone on the walking path on Tamarack Way, police said.
The man found dead near a Herndon apartment building on Saturday has been identified as 33-year-old Tory J. Marshall. Marshall, a Herndon resident, was found by someone on the walking path in the 700 block of Tamarack Way, off of Herndon Parkway. Herndon Police say the investigation revealed alcohol may have been a factor. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner determined the cause of death to be hypothermia. Related: • Deceased Man Found Near Herndon Apartment Building • Police: Man May Have Died of Hypothermia [Want to stay on top of news in Herndon? Sign up for our daily or breaking news emails.]
Saturday, January 26, 2013
A dog walker found the man along the walking path near Tamarack Way in Herndon Saturday morning.
The man who was discovered deceased along the walking path near the 700 block of Tamarack Way may have died of hypothermia, according to Herndon Police. Police were called to the path shortly after 11 a.m. by a person who was out walking a dog and discovered the body. "Preliminary investigation indicates the male may be in his 30s, and he may have been exposed to the elements last night without proper winter clothing," according to a police press release. Temperatures Friday night and early Saturday morning were in the teens with windchills in the single digits. Police are not releasing the identity of the man yet, pending notification of family. See also: Deceased Man Found Near Herndon Apartment Building Keep up with local news on …
Unidentified body discovered near Herndon Parkway and Tamarack Way.
5 p.m. update: Police say the man may have died of exposure to the cold temperatures overnight Friday. Read more here. ------------ Original post: 1:44 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 The Herndon Police Department is investigating a death at an apartment building near the intersection of Herndon Parkway and Tamarack Way. Police said a black male in his late 20s to early 30s was found dead in the rear of an apartment building. Police are on scene and investigating. Herndon Patch will update this story as more information becomes available. Keep up with local news on Herndon Patch via:
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Police identify body as Fitsum Abrha Gebretatios, husband of the hit and run victim, Simret Tekle Woldetensae.
A man found dead in a creek late Wednesday afternoon near the scene of a hit and run accident has been identified as 32-year-old Fitsum Abrha Gebretatios, Herndon Police said Thursday. An autopsy is being conducted to determine the cause of death. It is unclear at this time how Gebretatios may have been connected to a hit and run accident that killed his wife shortly after midnight on Wednesday. Simret Tekle Woldetensae, 35, was pronounced dead after police discovered her body in a parking lot on the 600 block of Center Street. Nearby, a number of cars had been damaged when a 2007 black Toyota Camry smashed into the line of parked cars. Police say Gebretatios owned that black Camry, but could not say if he was driving at the time of the …