Death Investigation *UPDATE – On March 21, the human remains located in the 7400 block of Wellington Rd. in Manassas (20109) on March 20 were preliminarily identified as a 54-year-old man of Manassas. The identity of the deceased is pending official confirmation through further scientific analysis by the Medical Examiner’s Office. At this time, the manner of death appears to be suicide based on additional remains and evidence located at the scene. More information will be released when available. The investigation continues. Death Investigation
[Previously Released] – On March 20 at 1:01PM, officers responded to the 7400 block of Wellington Rd. in Manassas (20109) to investigate found human remains. The caller reported to police that he was walking to a nearby retention pond when he located bones on the ground. The remains were transported to the Medical Examiner’s Office where they were determined to be human. An autopsy will be conducted to determine cause and manner of death. Detectives with the Violent Crimes Bureau are actively investigating the death. More information will be released when available. The investigation continues.