Thursday, April 18, 2013
A preliminary hearing for the case of Eric Kweder, the suspect in the Franconia murder, was held Thursday afternoon.
A preliminary hearing was held at 2 p.m. Thursday to review the progress of Eric Kweder's competency evaluation, according to court records. In early February, a judge granted Kweder's public defender's motion to be reviewed for incompetence and his present mental state. At the preliminary hearing in February, Kweder's presence was waived due to behavioral issues while in custody. During the hearing, Kweder was described as being "combative" and "acting out." Kweder was arrested and charged with second degree murder in late November after FCPD received a report of a suspicious death on Hydrangea Drive in Franconia. The victim — 32-year-old Andy Lun Yun — was struck with a blunt object, according to police. A few hours after the incident …
Monday, February 4, 2013
Kweder's appearance was waived during his preliminary hearing Monday.
Eric Kweder's presence was waived during his preliminary hearing Monday afternoon, due to a behaviorial issue while in custody. During the hearing, Kweder was described as being "combative" and "acting out." Kweder was represented by a public defender who filed a motion for review of incompetence or his present mental state. A judge granted the motion and the case will be continued at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 18 to review Kweder's progress. Kweder was arrested and charged with 2nd degree murder Friday, Nov. 30 after FCPD received a report of a suspicious death on Hydrangea Drive in Franconia. The victim — 32-year-old Andy Lun Yun — was struck with a blunt object, according to police. Hours after receiving the report, police found Kweder …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Kweder, 34, is accused of murdering his roommate in Franconia in November.
The preliminary hearing for Eric Kweder, 34, will begin at 2 p.m. Monday, according to Fairfax County court records. Kweder was arrested and charged with 2nd degree murder in November after FCPD received a report of a suspicious death on Hydrangea Drive in November. According to police, the victim — 32-year-old Andy Lun Yun — was struck with a blunt object. Hours after receiving the report, police found Kweder about five miles from the crime scene after a police chase. Whether Yun and Kweder were involved in a confrontation or disagreement before the incident hasn't been revealed. Public Information Officer Bud Walker recently said in an email that many of the details leading up to the incident should be revealed during the hearing on …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Kweder was arraigned Tuesday morning and is scheduled to return to court in February.
Eric Kweder was arraigned at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday for second degree murder, according to the Fairfax County General District Court. According to court records, Kweder has not entered a plea at this time. Kweder is being accused of killing his roommate, 32-year-old Andy Lun Yun. Kweder allegedly struck Yun with a blunt object, according to a recent news release from the Fairfax County Police Department. PFC Officer Bud Walker recently said in an email that they are not at liberty to name the weapon or how many times Yun was struck with the object. Those details will have to come out in court. Fairfax County police arrested 34-year-old Kweder of the 6000 block of Hydrangea Dr., and charged him with murder Friday afternoon after searching for …
Monday, December 3, 2012
Victim was roommate of suspect.
The victim in a murder that took place Friday morning in Franconia was identified Monday morning as Andy Lun Yun, according to Fairfax County Police. The 32-year-old Yun was the roommate of suspect Eric C. Kweder, 34. Kweder was arrested Friday after a police chase and charged with murder. Police said that Yun was struck with a blunt object. Around 2:30 p.m. Friday, police found the suspect within five miles of the scene with help from a police helicopter, canine and civilian tips, police said. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail atwww.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.