UPDATE: Smith Indicted for Murder
For Immediate Release: September 10, 2018
On September 10, 2018, Dallas Smith, 31, of no fixed address, was indicted by a Grand Jury on 5 felony charges related to the July 23, 2018, death of Jerry Scott. The offenses occurred at Mr. Scott’s residence on E. Reed Avenue.
Smith was charged with a total of 5 felony counts: First Degree Murder, Burglary While Armed, two counts of Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony, and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.
Smith has been in jail since July 25, 2018, when Alexandria Police detectives arrested him on a felony charge of Obstruction. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Brad Cecchetti at 703.746.6858.
UPDATE: Suspicious Death Ruled a Homicide
The Alexandria Police Department is continuing to investigate a death in the unit block of E. Reed Avenue. The victim was discovered on Monday, July 23, 2018. An autopsy conducted Tuesday morning ruled the death a homicide.
This is the third homicide in Alexandria in 2018.
Police Investigate Suspicious Death On E. Reed Avenue
The Alexandria Police Department is conducting a suspicious death investigation in the unit block of E. Reed Avenue on Monday, July 23, 2018.
At approximately 7:14 a.m., emergency personnel were dispatched to a medical call for service. Upon arriving, officers located an adult male inside a residence with trauma to the upper body. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim has been identified as Jerry Scott, 82, of Alexandria.
This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Brad Cecchetti at 703.746.6858.