LORTON, Va. (AP) – Police say the body of a 72-year-old Virginia woman who had been missing for weeks has been found, and a tenant of the woman’s has been charged with murder in her death.
Fairfax County police officials said at a news conference Saturday morning that the suspect came forward Friday night and led detectives to a wooded area where Emily Lu’s body was located.
Police said 25-year-old Brian George Sayrs Jr. has been charged with second-degree murder and felony concealment of a body. He was being held without bond.
It wasn’t immediately clear if he had an attorney.
Police haven’t offered a motive or said how Lu was killed.