Alexandria BJ’s stabbing death leads to murder charge

An Alexandria man has been charged in connection with a stabbing death at a BJ’s Wholesale Club location.

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Police began investigating the incident at the store in the 100 block of South Van Dorn Street Saturday around 7:45 p.m.

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When they arrived at the scene, they found 29-year-old Abiy Zemene of Silver Spring suffering from stab wounds.

Rescue crews tried to save Zemene, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

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They say the suspect, Rakibul Fakir, 33, was still at the scene.

He’s been charged with second-degree murder.