Update: Missing Person Case Now Homicide Investigation
Fairfax County Police Department
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4100 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Va. 22030
703-246-2253. TTY 703-204-2264. Fax 703-246-4253
August 10, 2013
UPDATE: Missing Person Case
Now Homicide Investigation
Mount Vernon Police District – Following an extensive investigation, detectives charged Caleb Crew, 27, with the murder of his wife, Andrea Crew on Saturday, August 10, 2013.
Mrs. Crew was reported missing Thursday, August 8.
Mr. Crew was taken into custody at the Mount Vernon District Station and subsequently transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center where he was served a warrant charging him with the murder of Andrea Crew on Saturday evening.
Detectives are continuing to investigate the homicide and it is an active, ongoing investigation. They worked throughout Friday night and Saturday as they conducted an extensive search of the Occoquan River where the body was recovered earlier.
The Fairfax County Police Department extends sincere gratitude to all of the residents who called to express concern and assist police with tips and information on the whereabouts of Mrs. Crew.
Police Seek Missing Woman (August 9, 2013)
Mount Vernon Police District - Detectives are searching for information leading to the whereabouts of a missing 31-year-old mother of two from the Alexandria section of Fairfax County.
Andrea Crew, of the 8000 block of Gila Court, was reported missing on Thursday, August 8. She was last seen near a bank in the 5500 block of Cherokee Avenue, in the Alexandria area, on August 7 at approximately 11 a.m. She was seen getting out of beige Jeep Cherokee at that location. She has not contacted her family nor returned home.
Based upon the totality of the investigation, authorities are concerned for her safety. Neither police, family, nor friends have heard from Crew.
Anyone with information should contact Detective Chris Flanagan of the Fairfax County Police Department 703-246-7860 or call Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.
August 10, 2013
**Photograph of arrestee is attached.