Fairfax County Police Identify Homicide Victim

Victim was 24-year-old man from the Springfield area of Fairfax County.

The deceased victim from Saturday evening's homicide has been identified as Junior Abel Flores, 24, of the Springfield area. 

This homicide investigation is ongoing.

Around 10:05 p.m. on Saturday, officers were called to the area of Backlick Road and Highland Street for the report of a man lying in the roadway, possibly struck by a vehicle. 

Officers located Flores and determined he had an injury to the upper body, not consistent with a vehicle crash. Flores was transported to the hospital where he later died. Police noted earlier that his next of kin were located outside of the country. 

Anyone with information is asked to call police or contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS, or by texting TIP187 plus your message to CRIMES, or email your tip by visiting http://www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org and following the link to send tips by email.


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