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Alexandria Police Arrest Man for Murder

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Alexandria Police Make Arrest in Bell Pre Way Homicide

This is an update to this post. Alexandria Police have arrested and charged a suspect with the homicide of Leon Williams, who died from injuries sustained during a shooting that occurred on Belle Pre Way in Alexandria, Virginia on October 7, 2015.

Brian Bolar, 26, of Dumfries, was arrested for Murder and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon on May 19, 2016. He is being held without bond in the William G. Truesdale Detention Center in Alexandria.

“Last year when this terrible crime occurred, I promised that our detectives would not rest until this case resulted in the arrest of the perpetrator”, said Chief of Police Earl Cook. “I am continually impressed by the tenacity of our detectives and officers and their dedicated work to close an investigation.”

The Alexandria Police Department would also like to thank the United States Marshall Service for their assistance in the investigation.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Sergeant David Cutting with the Alexandria Police Department at 703.746.­­­­­6627.

(Photo by Cliff, on Flickr)

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