Phuong Thanh Nguyen was responsible for the murder of Cong Huu Nguyen


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UPDATE: MURDER SUSPECT IDENTIFIED
October 2, 2017
By FCPD Media Relations Bureau




West Springfield Police District – Detectives now know through DNA who killed a 77-year-old Fairfax man on 4/20/17. Phuong Thanh Nguyen, 53, was responsible for the murder of his uncle, Cong Huu Nguyen. The killer fled to Vietnam the day after the homicide and was later found dead there of an apparent suicide. The motive in this murder appears to be financial gain. There is no photo of Phuong Nguyen available at this time.

Previous Releases:

West Springfield Police District – Detectives have identified a person of interest whom they believe was responsible for the April murder of an elderly man at a retirement community. 77-year-old Cong Huu Nguyen was killed April 20 at his home at the Little River Glen Senior Retirement Community in Fairfax. The investigation shows the person of interest was someone Nguyen knew well, and the only person believed to be involved in this murder.

Detectives also learned, with the assistance of the Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations, the suspect flew to Vietnam the day after the homicide and was later found dead. Forensic examinations continue on this case, and once they’re complete, we will confirm the person of interest’s identity, as well as the cause and manner of that person’s death. Detectives are looking into the possibility the motive involved financial gain.

(Previous release 4/21/17) UPDATE: Detectives Release Photograph of Victim

West Springfield Police District – Detectives have released a photograph of the homicide victim, Cong Huu Nguyen. The investigation continues and detectives are again asking for the public’s assistance in providing any information regarding this case.

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Cong Huu Nguyen

(04-21-17) Detectives Investigating Homicide at Senior Retirement Community in Fairfax

West Springfield Police District – Detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the person(s) responsible for the murder of 77-year-old Cong Huu Nguyen.

Officers were called to the Little River Glen Senior Retirement Community, 4003 Barker Court on Thursday, April 20 shortly after 8 a.m. for the report of a resident of the center who had been found deceased in his apartment. Officers arrived and were directed to the apartment where they found the deceased, later identified as Mr. Nguyen, with apparent trauma to the upper body. Detectives from the Homicide and Crime Scene Sections were summoned to the scene and their investigation began.

Mr. Nguyen’s body was taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine cause and manner of death.

Today, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner notified detectives that the cause of Mr. Nguyen’s death was ruled a homicide and the manner was determined to be upper body trauma.




UPDATE: MURDER SUSPECT IDENTIFIED