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Man, 94, found dead in Alexandria; fatality called suspicious

In what police are calling a suspicious death, a 94-year-old man was found dead Wednesday night in a house in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria.

Shortly before 7 p.m., a resident of the house came home and found the man suffering from trauma to the upper body, Alexandria police said in a prepared statement. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim was not immediately identified. An autopsy will determine the cause of death, authorities said.

Further details were not immediately available.

Police said that anyone with knowledge of the case should call the Alexandria police at 703-746-6711.

Clarence Williams is the night police reporter for The Washington Post and has spent the better part of 13 years standing next to crime scene tape, riding in police cars or waking officials in the middle of night to gather information about breaking news in and around Washington.
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