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ALEXANDRIA POLICE DEPARTMENT

MEDIA SERVICES UNIT

2003 MILL ROAD

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA 22314-4658

703-838-4636

 

NEWS RELEASE

JUNE 23, 2008 #08-024

3:00 P.M. HILDEBRANDT

 

Alexandria Police Identify Homicide Victim;

Alexandria Police Make Homicide Arrest

 

Alexandria police have identified the victim of yesterday’s homicide as Hawlet Mohammed, a 27 year-old Alexandria woman.  Police were called to the 3000 block of Park Center Drive around 11:55 p.m. for the report of a deceased female.  The victim died at the scene.

 

The victim suffered trauma to the upper body.  An autopsy performed today has determined the manner of death to be homicide.

 

Alexandria detectives arrested an Alexandria man for the murder of Hawlet Mohammed earlier today. Mesfin Hussin, 35, of 3001 Park Center Drive, was charged with Murder. Mr. Hussin is the husband of Ms. Mohammed.

 

This is the first homicide in Alexandria this year. There were eight homicides in Alexandria last year.

 

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Hussin, Mesfin

3600 Wheeler Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22304
703.746.1870
TDD 703.838.4896

Communications
Fax: 703.838.4978

Information Services Section
Fax: 703.746.1936

Chief of Police
Fax: 703.746.1945

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.