ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Nearly four months into 2022, Alexandria police have reported the first homicide of the year in the city.
Just before 7 a.m. on Wednesday morning, authorities received a call for a man lying unresponsive in the bushes in the 4500 block of Raleigh Avenue.
Upon arriving on the scene, officers found 25-year-old Elijah Williams on the sidewalk next to an apartment complex.
The Medical Examiner ruled the Alexandria resident’s death a homicide due to upper body trauma.
The Alexandria Police Department is investigating the death and is asking for the public to come forward with any information related to the incident.