Police: Child identified as victim in Fairfax Co. murder

(PHOTO: Fairfax County Police)

FAIRFAX CO. – Police have tentatively identified the body found on a street in Centreville as a juvenile.

Police found the murder victim’s body Wednesday morning around 5:17 a.m. at the 13000 block of Jeb Stuart Square.

Police responded after a delivery driver called and reported seeing a body lying in the street with upper body trauma, officials say.

Upon arrival, medics pronounced the boy dead. No weapons were found on the scene.

Officials say an autopsy is being conducted to find out the exact cause of death. Police are not releasing the victim’s name due to legal reasons.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call police at 703-246-7800.