Police identify 16-year-old murder victim whose body was found in Stafford County

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Prince George's County Police are assuming a homicide investigation out of Stafford County, Virginia, where a 16-year-old boy's body was found early Saturday.

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Police say at around 5 a.m. on March 9, a Stafford County Sheriff's deputy found the remains of Jacson Chicas, of Falls Church, Va., in a remote, grassy area on River Road at Route 3 in South Stafford.

After an investigation, detectives determined Chicas had been killed inside a home located in the 7000 block of Varnum Street in Landover Hills before his body was dumped in Stafford.

On Sunday, investigators released a photo of Chicas' tattoo in an effort to identify him.

PGPD is actively investigating this case. They do not believe this a random crime.

If you have information on this investigation, contact police at 301-772-4925.