Detectives investigating suspicious death in Springfield

The death of a 22-year-old Springfield man is being investigated as a homicide. Major Crimes Detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding this incident and urge anyone with information to contact them.

Fairfax County police say the body of Henok Yohannes was found inside his home in the 6400 block of Blarney Stone Court Thursday evening.  He’d had serious injuries to the upper part of his body.  An autopsy will have to determine the specific cause of his death.

Detectives are asking anyone with information to contact the Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131 or Crime Solvers electronically by visiting or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637) or by calling 1-866-411-TIPS(8477).



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Ed Tobias brings more than four decades of reporting and news management experience to his work at FairfaxNews. Tobias managed news coverage for Associated Press Radio for over twenty years.  This included coverage of the 9/11 attacks, the Iraq War, Hurricane Katrina, the death of Princess Diana, the Challenger and Columbia shuttle disasters and national election primaries, conventions and campaigns.  He was part of the team that built AP’s on-line video operation. Prior to joining AP, Tobias was News Director at all-news WTOP in Washington, D.C. He has won two Ohio State Awards for his reporting and producing and he led coverage that won an Edward R. Murrow Award.