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Arrest Made in Death of Man at Four Mile Run Park

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    News4's Pat Collins has reaction from the community after police in Alexandria announced they'd arrested people in connection to two separate murders in popular parks. Investigators say the cases appear to be connected to gang violence. (Published Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016)

    Alexandria police have made an arrest in the slaying of a man whose body was found in a popular park in the city.

    Edwin Alexander Guerreo Umana, 18, of Arlington was charged with the murder of Eduardo David Chandias Almendarez on Wednesday, police announced Wednesday afternoon. 

    Almendarez, 22, was found dead in Four Mile Run Park on Dec. 4, 2015. Police said Almendarez had been stabbed multiple times. 

    Almendarez had last been seen in the park on Nov. 28. Police previously said he had "been a victim of a crime and may be endangered."

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    Almendarez's death was the fourth homicide in Alexandria in 2015.

    Police say they've also solved a homicide that happened on a popular playground about a mile west of Four Mile Run Park.

    The body of Jose Luis Ferman Perez, 24, was found Nov. 9 in Beverley Park. Police have charged a a 17-year-old boy in connection with Perez's death. Two other people are also in custody, but they have not been charged.