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Family, Friends Remember Slain Football Player

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    Family, friends and former classmates are remembering a 19-year-old football player murdered in Fairfax County.

    Last night, dozens gathered for a vigil at Battlefield High School in Haymarket in memory of Zavier Stringfellow, who played football there.

    He was a sophomore at Ferrum College in Virginia, where he also played football.

    Police found Stringfellow stabbed to death in a van in Vienna Friday night. Police arrested 22-year-old Johnny Bonilla of Gainsville.

    They said the two did not know each other but had arrayed a meeting. No word on a motive in the case.