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Police Identify Homicide Victim & Suspect

The Alexandria Police Department is conducting a death investigation in the Landmark/Van Dorn area of Alexandria, Virginia. Victim & suspect now identified.

This is an update to this post. The Alexandria Police Department is conducting a death investigation in the Unit block of S. Van Dorn Street in the Landmark/Van Dorn area of Alexandria, Virginia.

At approximately 11:55 p.m. on January 11, 2019, police were dispatched for a death at a residence. Upon arriving, officers located a deceased 35-year-old City resident.

The male suspect, a 44-year-old City resident, was charged with Murder.

The victim has been identified as Somaya Hussein Ahmed, 35, of Alexandria.

The suspect that was arrested on Saturday, January 12, 2019, is Daniel Kankam, 44, of Alexandria.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Detective Bikeramjit Gill at 703.746.6751.

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