Homicide victim identified as Juan Abel Flores

Fairfax County police have identified a man killed Saturday in the Springfield area as Juan Abel Flores, 24.

Officers found the Springfield area man lying in the roadway near Backlick Road and Highland Street shortly after 10 p.m. Saturday. They had received a report about someone in the street, possibly struck by a vehicle.

Flores had a wound to his upper body that was inconsistent with a car crash and he was transported to a local hospital, where he died, police said. No arrests have been made in the case.

Police declined to release additional details about the slaying Monday, but said the investigation is ongoing.

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