Remains found near Springfield park

An autopsy is scheduled Monday to try to identify the remains found Saturday afternoon near Lake Accotink Park in Springfield.

Fairfax County police say they were helping another jurisdiction looking for a missing juvenile, when they discovered the remains of a woman in an industrial park in the 7100 block of Wimsatt Road.

There’s been no information on whether police think the remains are connected to their search for the missing juvenile


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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.