Fairfax County police responded to a report of a body found in a wooded area near the 4800 block of Manor Drive at around 8:30 p.m. July 20. A man was walking in the woods when he came across a body in an advanced state of decomposition and contacted police.
The remains are believed to be male. They were transported to the Office of the Medical Examiner, who will make a determination on cause and manner of death.
Preliminarily, detectives do not believe there is a public safety threat to the community and the investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to comment here or contact Fairfax County police at 703-691-2131.