Man charged with murdering Falls Church woman

Fairfax County police released this image of Juan Ramon Matetu Figueroa, who is charged with the murder of Glenda Aviles. (Fairfax County Police Department)

WASHINGTON – Fairfax County police have charged the boyfriend of a Falls Church woman found dead in her home earlier this week with her murder.

Police say they have obtained an arrest warrant for Juan Ramon Matetu Figueroa, 35. He faces a murder charge in the stabbing death of his girlfriend Glenda Aviles, 28.

Police found Aviles dead inside the Westmoreland Road home, where she rented a room, on Wednesday. She died of stab wounds, police say.

Officers were first called to the home Wednesday morning for a welfare check. But no one answered the door and nothing appeared out of the ordinary. Officers returned later in the day with the home’s owner and found Aviles.

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