WASHINGTON — Fairfax County police say two homicides in the Burke, Virginia, area last week are linked and that both victims were shot.
22-year-old Henok Yohannes was found dead inside his home on Blarney Stone Court in Springfield on Dec. 22.
The next morning a homeowner on Cordwood Court in Burke saw a woman’s body in his yard — it was the body of 22-year-old Kedest Sileshi Simineh.
Detectives are following strong leads in their investigation.
Anyone with information about either homicide is asked to call Fairfax County Police 703-691-2131 or by sending a tip online to Crime Solvers: http://www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org/