Suspicious Death Investigation in Springfield

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News Release:/14/0011/0195/LHC(6)
January 2, 2014


Suspicious Death Investigation in Springfield


Franconia Police District – Police responded to a report of shots fired at a home in the 7100 block of Healy Drive at around 6 p.m., Wednesday, January 1. Upon arrival to the home, no one answered the door. Concerned for the welfare of the residents, officers attempted multiple phone calls to the home.

Police deployed additional personnel and resources to the incident. Upon entry to the home at approximately 9 p.m., officers located a deceased woman who had sustained an apparent gunshot wound. She was identified as Serena Hansken-Vierimaa, 41.

 The other occupant of the home, Aaron Vierimaa, 41, was not injured. He was charged with obstruction of justice. The investigation is continuing. The Office of the Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.


To request this information in an alternate format, call the Public Affairs Bureau at 703.246.2253. TTY 703-877-3715

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