Body found in Fairfax County wooded area

A Fairfax County police car is seen. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)

WASHINGTON — Police are investigating a body found in Fairfax County

Police found a man’s body in an advanced stage of decomposition in the backyard of his home in a wooded area in the 3400 block of Holly Road.

They say that a preliminary investigation shows no signs of criminal activity.

The office of the medical examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

Police are working to identify the man.

Below is the area where the body was found.

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to correct the location of the body.

Abigail Constantino

Abigail Constantino started her journalism career writing for a local newspaper in Fairfax County, Virginia. She is a graduate of American University and The George Washington University.

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