CENTREVILLE, Va. - An 18-year-old man has been arrested in the death of a Centreville High School student whose body was found in Fairfax County on Valentine's Day.
The Fairfax County Police Department announced on Tuesday that Uriel Josaphat Espinosa Cruz of Fairfax was arrested in the death of 17-year-old Matthew Ortega.
Officials said Ortega was found dead by a delivery driver on Jeb Stuart Square in Centreville on Feb. 14.
Ortega was a junior at Centreville High School and lived in the neighborhood. Authorities said they do not believe the murder to be a random act.
Cruz has been charged with murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. He was being held without bond.