Fairfax County man sought for setting woman on fire

Keeler Ct. Fire Fairfax FD photo

Fairfax County police have obtained an arrest warrant for Lewis Edward Reeder.

Lewis Edward Reed Fairfax County PD phoso

Lewis Edward Reed
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Reeder is accused of setting fire to a 64-year-old woman after arguing with her in the house that they shared in the 4900 block of Keeler Court in the Alexandria section of the county.  It happened in the early morning hours of Saturday.  Firefighters discovered the badly burned woman after receiving a report of a fire and a disorderly man at the house.

The victim is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. Fire investigators are working with police to determine exactly how the woman was burned.

Detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in finding Reeder. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Needels at 571-221-8131.  You may also contact Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-8477,or by email at, www.fairfaxcountycrimesolvers.org.


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