Update: Naked body found in a creek in Alexandria


ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WDVM) — The Alexandria Police Department is conducting a death investigation.

According to the department’s Twitter, police were dispatched to the area of North Morgan Street and North Beauregard Street on Tuesday morning. Police said a passerby found the victim in Holmes Run around 9:22 a.m.

Officers identified the victim as Jose Mendez Padilla, 49 of Alexandria. The victim was taken to the office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine the cause and manner of death.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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