A former Fairfax County police officer from Annandale and his teenage daughter are dead in an apparent murder-suicide, Fairfax County police said.
John Jackson, 40, and his daughter, Alexis Jackson, 13, were found dead of gunshot wounds early Tuesday inside a black sport-utility vehicle parked in the driveway of a house in the 3800 block of Forest Grove Drive, according to police spokeswoman Shelley Broderick. The father and daughter lived in Falls Church, police said.
Police said Jackson was a former sergeant with the Fairfax County Police Department. They said he left in June 2010 after serving for 16 years.
The brick, single family home where the shootings occurred is in a residential neighborhood, just north of Mason District Park off Columbia Pike.
This story has been updated.
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