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Police: Franconia man kills his roommate

Saturday - 12/1/2012, 8:21pm  ET

WASHINGTON - A 32-year-old man was killed Friday morning in the 6000 block of Hydrangea Drive in Alexandria, Va.

According to police, the victim was struck with a blunt object by his roommate, who immediately fled the scene. The suspect was located by police helicopter, canine and civilian tips around 2:30 p.m., within five miles of the homicide.

Fairfax County police arrested the victim's 34-year-old roommate Eric C. Kweder and charged him with murder.

Anyone with information about the murder is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-8477 or email at fairfaxcrimesolvers.org, or call Fairfax County police at 703-691-2131.

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