Mother and her three year old daughter murdered search is on for boyfriend (VA)
Two bodies found in Alexandria high-rise
April 11, 2010 – 6:54pm
Police are searching for 34-year-old Simon Bahta Asfeha. Asefha had a prior relationship with Tessema and is the father of the child. (Photo Courtesy of Alexandria Police Department)
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Alexandria Police are investigating a murder after two bodies were found in an apartment building Sunday morning.
Police have identified the victims as 27-year-old Seble G. Tessema and her 3-year-old daughter.
Police are searching for 34-year-old Simon Bahta Asfeha. Asefha had a prior relationship with Tessema and is the father of the child.
Asefha may be driving a silver Acura with the Virginia tag XKS-1522.
Alexandria City Police say the murder is domestic in nature. Neighbors called police after hearing a scuffle in the apartment.
The bodies were discovered around 10 a.m. in a high-rise apartment complex on 300 block of South Reynolds Street in Alexandria’s west end.
Police are investigating the deaths as a double homicide, not a murder-suicide.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Criminal Investigations Section of the Alexandria Police Department at 703-838-4444 or the Crime Solvers tip line at 703-838-4858.
WTOP’s Darci Marchese and Hank Silverberg contributed to this report.
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