They found an adult female with an apparent gunshot wound inside the home. She was transported to Reston Hospital Center, where she died.
Charles A. Hamilton, 59, of 11310 Geddys Court in Reston, was taken into custody at the home. He was charged with murder. The deceased has been identified as Ruth Allen, 68, of 2039 Durand Drive in Reston. The deceased and suspect were sister and brother.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.