Human remains found near creek in Woodbridge

WASHINGTON — Prince William County Police are investigating after human remains were found along a creek bed in Woodbridge.

Officers responded to the Powells Creek near Jefferson Davis Highway shortly after noon Wednesday.

On Thursday, police identified the body as 63-year-old Craig Edward Manning, of Woodbridge.

Police say the incident does not appear to be random and no foul play is suspected. The Medical Examiner’s Office is working to determine Manning’s cause of death.

On Tuesday, “what appeared to be human remains” were found in a retention pond in Manassas.

Officer Nathan Probus, spokesman for the Prince William County Police Department, tells WTOP that police do not believe the two incidents are related.

Below is a map of the location of the creek:

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