Double homicide investigation after 2 men found dead in vehicle in Lorton

- Police are investigating a double homicide after two men were found dead in a car in Fairfax County.

Investigators say the men were found dead inside a late-model, white four-door Acura sitting in the middle of the roadway at the intersection of Dolsie Grove Drive and Pohick Road in Lorton. Officers responded to the scene after a resident called police reporting a suspicious vehicle at around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Police say the victims have been identified as 19-year-old Gregory Dennis and 20-year-old Ryan Cross of Dumfries. They were found in the vehicle with trauma to the upper body.

Detectives say they are working to determine if the killings are drug-related.

Dennis and Cross will be taken to medical examiner's office for autopsies to determine the cause and manner of their deaths.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective A. Spooner of the Homicide Squad at 703-246-7800, or the Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131. Tip can be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers at or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES (274637). 

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