A former Alexandria resident with a history of erratic behavior has made his initial appearance on multiple murder charges.
Loudoun County prosecutors have dropped a gun charge against a man now facing multiple murder counts in Alexandria.
A man wanted for questioning in relation to three unsolved killings in Alexandria over the last decade has been ordered extradited to Virginia on an unrelated weapons charge.
The killing of a popular northern Virginia music teacher last month could be related to other unsolved deaths in the area over the past decade, police say.
Police restricted access to streets in a residential neighborhood to search for evidence in a shooting that left a music teacher dead and nearby residents rattled.
The FBI is now helping Alexandria police with their investigation into the death of 59-year-old music teacher Ruthanne Lodato.