Herndon man charged with first-degree murder

A Herndon man has been charged with the murder of a 40-year-old man found dead in May.

Police say 20-year-old Denis Castillo Hernandez is accused of killing Alexander Alfaro Castillo.

The victim was pronounced dead on the morning of May 25 after Herndon police responded to a home in the 400 block of Patrick Lane, officials say.

According to police, Castillo died from trauma to the upper body.

Hernandez, who has been charged with first-degree murder, is being held without bond at the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center.