Family says teen charged in murder of Reston couple dated their 16-year-old daughter

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FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. - A 17-year-old Lorton boy has been charged in the double homicide of a Reston married couple who were shot to death in their home on Friday.

Scott Fricker and his wife, Buckley Kuhn-Fricker, were found dead in the 2600 block of Black Fir Court in Reston on Friday morning.

Police say the 17-year-old suspect, known to the family, got inside and was confronted by the couple. He shot them and turned the gun on himself.

He's currently in the hospital with life-threatening injuries, under police guard.

DCW50 has since learned the identity of the teen, but since he is a minor, and still has not been officially charged, we are not releasing his name.

Buckley's mother, Janet Kuhn, tells DCW50 the teen was dating her 16-year-old granddaughter.

The couple had an intervention with their daughter to break the relationship off with the teen after concerns with neo-nazi views he posted on social media.

Kuhn says Buckley called the teen's mother at one point and she also agreed it was for the best.

She says Buckley's last post on Facebook, before she was killed, read:

"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."

Four other family members were home at the time of the shooting, but police say none of them were hurt. Kuhn confirms that the couple also had a 10-year-old son that lived at the home.

Speaking about her daughter and son-in-law, she said, "they were two of the most amazing people I've ever known."

The 17-year-old will be served with the charges at some point in the future, pending his recovery.

On Wednesday, a close family member at the teen's Lorton home, who asked not to be identified, through tears, apologized for what happened.

She says the teen has a mental health illness and the claims that he is a Neo-Nazi are not true.

"We welcome absolutely everyone in this home," she said.

A neighbor tells DCW50 the teen mowed a swastika symbol on an open lawn in the Lorton Community approximately two months ago.

The neighbor says because they are a close community, the group decided to tell the teen's parents who were aware of what happened and said they would take care of it.

Police ask anyone with information on the shooting to call their non-emergency line at 703-691-2131.