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Man Charged in Death of Man Found in Va. Apartment

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    A northern Virginia man has been arrested in connection with the death of a man in Falls Church, Virginia, Fairfax County police said. 

    Bernardo Eugene Ford, 25, of Woodbridge has been charged with use, carry, brandish and discharge of a firearm during a crime of violence causing death. 

    Police say Babtunde Fadahunsi, 35, was found with a gunshot wound on the 23rd floor of Skyline Towers on Feb. 23.

    "I don't understand why somebody would want to do this to him," Fadahunsi's longtime friend Abdul Kamara said. 

    Kamara said he was told a maintenance crew entered his friend's apartment just two hours before his body was found. When the crew returned, Fadahunsi was dead, Kamara said. 

    "He let them in at 12:30," he said. "They came back later on and found him on the floor." 

    Fadahunsi was pronounced dead at the scene.

    A week after his death, police released surveillance video of two men they believed were responsible for the crime. There's no word on whether investigators are still looking for any other suspects. 

    Ford remains in police custody.