Fairfax Co. police search for suspect in deadly stabbing

WASHINGTON — A 24-year-old man was fatally stabbed Friday night in Hybla Valley of the Alexandria section of Fairfax.

Fairfax County police say officers on patrol found the victim, Luis Ernesto Bonilla, in a wooded area in the 7100 block of Fairchild Drive near the Meadow Woods apartment complex around 11:15 p.m. Friday.

The area where Bonilla was found is right by Hybla Valley Elementary School and not far from Route One. Bonilla lived a few blocks away on Convair Drive.

Officers provided first aid to the victim until rescue personnel got to the scene, but first aid workers were not unable to revive him. Police don’t know how long the victim had been there.

Police flooded the area with K9s and a helicopter looking for witnesses and a suspect or suspects, but so far they have not been able to locate anyone with information about the incident.

Police are asking for anyone who has any information to call Detective Needels at 703-246-7904. You can also contact Crime Solvers online.

You can call in a tip to 1-866-411-8477 or you can text a tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES (274637). You can remain anonymous and there is a cash reward ($100-$1,000) for tips leading to an arrest.

A map of the area where the body was found can be seen below.

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