Former Homeland Security Agent Richard Reinhold Jr. Dies, 46 Former Homeland Security Agent Richard Reinhold Jr. Dies, 46
Former Homeland Security Agent Richard Reinhold Jr. Dies, 46 Richard Reinhold Jr., a well-respected deputy special agent in charge with Homeland Security Investigations from New Jersey, died on Monday, Feb. 26 with his family by his side, his obituary said. He was 46 years old. Rich, of Delran — affectionately referred to by colleagues as "Big Daddy" — previously worked as an agent in Chicago, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and Newark, NJ.  Richard grew up in Philadelphia and attended Father Judge High School and Holy Family University where he received a bachelor’s degree in accounting, his obituary said. After graduating, he joined the…
Fairfax Dad Andrew Stowe Dies Suddenly On Valentine's Day, 51 Fairfax Dad Andrew Stowe Dies Suddenly On Valentine's Day, 51
Fairfax Dad Andrew Stowe Dies Suddenly On Valentine's Day, 51 Support is surging for the loved ones of a Fairfax County dad who died unexpectedly on Valentine's Day. (John) Andrew Stowe was being remembered in his obituary as "indispensable" in his role as senior director of government compliance at ICF International. He was 51 years old. More than $5,900 had been raised on a GoFundMe for his wife, Jessica Lydic Stowe, son (John) Oliver, 13, and daughter Vivienne Amelia (10). Born in Indiana, Andrew graduated from Lake Braddock Secondary in 1990, and earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from George Mason University in 1998, his obituary sa…
Virginia TikToker Cat Janice Dies Of Cancer After Song Goes Viral In Hospice Virginia TikToker Cat Janice Dies Of Cancer After Song Goes Viral In Hospice
Virginia TikToker Cat Janice Dies Of Cancer After Song Goes Viral In Hospice Cat Janice, a viral TikToker with northern Virginia and Washington D.C. ties, has died at 31 years old, her family announced. Cat, whose real name is Catherine Janice Ipsan and had been battling sarcoma cancer, passed away surrounded by her family Wednesday morning, Feb. 28 in her childhood home, her family said on Instagram. {Proceeds from the song will go to Cat's son}  Cat Janice View this post on Instagram A post shared by Cat Janice (@cat.janice) "We are eternally thankful for the outpouring of love that Catherine and our famil…
Retired Metropolitan Police Lieutenant Remembered As Family Man, 'Servant Of The Community' Retired Metropolitan Police Lieutenant Remembered As Family Man, 'Servant Of The Community'
Retired Metropolitan Police Lieutenant Remembered As Family Man, 'Servant Of The Community' A former lieutenant with the Metropolitan Police Department has died unexpectedly following a battle with mental illness and physical ailments, his family says. Retired Police Lt. Brahm Persaud, Sr., a beloved friend and loved one, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 21, and the community has been quick to rally around the family reeling from his death. "(His) departure has left a void in our lives, and we are determined to honor his memory by coming together to support his family during this challenging time," his family wrote on a GoFundMe campaign.  "Our goal with this fundraiser is to allev…
Heather Munoz, Fairfax County Realtor, Dies At 49 Heather Munoz, Fairfax County Realtor, Dies At 49
Heather Munoz, Fairfax County Realtor, Dies At 49 Heather Lynn Moesle Munoz died on Feb. 20, and was found peacefully in bed with her beloved cat, Lady, her obituary says. She was 49 years old. Heather graduated from Langley High School and went on to have a successful career in real estate, her obituary on the Loudoun Funeral Chapel website says. Heather was predeceased by the love of her life, her husband Michael Munoz, whom she married in 2021 after being together for 27 years, according to her obituary. "Heather succeeded in everything she did. She was a force to be reckoned with," her obituary reads. "She lived her life fully an…
Coworkers Rallying Around Family Of Man Whose Grandson Was Gunned Down In Virginia Parking Lot Coworkers Rallying Around Family Of Man Whose Grandson Was Gunned Down In Virginia Parking Lot
Coworkers Rallying Around Family Of Man Whose Grandson Was Gunned Down In Virginia Parking Lot Support is swelling for the family of a 19-year-old who was shot and killed in the parking lot of a Loudoun County apartment complex. Shortly before 7:20 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14, deputies from the sheriff's office were called to the 44000 block of Keller Square, where they found Michai Dandridge-Carter outside the Ashburn Meadows complex. The Sterling resident was pronounced dead at the scene after suffering a single gunshot wound. Rashaun Owens is now wanted in connection to the fatal shooting. The LCSO is conducting an investigation in the 44400 block of Keller Sq., in Ashburn…
High School Athlete Raquel 'Rocky' Elardo, Of Loudoun County, Dies High School Athlete Raquel 'Rocky' Elardo, Of Loudoun County, Dies
High School Athlete Raquel 'Rocky' Elardo, Of Loudoun County, Dies The death of a Loudoun County high school athlete is sending shock and sadness through the community. Heritage High School grad and Leesburg resident Raquel "Rocky" Elardo, died on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024, surrounded by her family, her obituary on the Loudoun Funeral Chapel & Crematory website shows. She was 18 years old. Rocky was diagnosed with cancer in 2019, after a collarbone injury suffered during a basketball game wasn't healing, according to a GoFundMe launched for the Elardos. As it turns out, a tumor was pressing on the bone. Despite her diagnosis, Rocky showed up to nearly eve…
Death Of Spotsylvania 10-Year-Old Spreads Shock, Sadness: 'Old Man In Boy Body' Death Of Spotsylvania 10-Year-Old Spreads Shock, Sadness: 'Old Man In Boy Body'
Death Of Spotsylvania 10-Year-Old Spreads Shock, Sadness: 'Old Man In Boy Body' The Spotsylvania community is mourning the loss of a 10-year-old boy. Brian "Phoenix" Clark died unexpectedly on Thursday, Feb. 8, following a brief battle with leukemia, according to his obituary and a GoFundMe campaign. Phoenix was being remembered in his obituary as an "old man in a little boy body" who adored his little sister, Amelia, and took a role in caring for his sister with elegance and unconditional love.  A GoFundMe for the clark family had raised nearly $10,000 as of press time. Phoenix is survived by his mother, Stephanie Ann Clark; his father, Brian Dale Clark; h…
Fire Pit Explosion Kills Popular Pastor Kevin Corey In Northern Virginia Fire Pit Explosion Kills Popular Pastor Kevin Corey In Northern Virginia
Fire Pit Explosion Kills Popular Pastor Kevin Corey In Northern Virginia A northern Virginia community is mourning the loss of a local pastor, who died after being severely burned by a fire pit explosion. Kevin Corey and his wife were attempting to burn old files in their backyard on Jan. 30, but things "quickly got out of hand," Corey's daughter Jenna Guercia said. The gas can Corey, of Springfield, was using got too close to the fire pit, and exploded, NBC4 reported.  Corey served as the youth minister at the Calvary Road Baptist Church, and was apparently in the process of relocating to a church in Southwest Virginia. Corey was flown to a burn cen…
Services For Teran Collins Jr., 26, Set In Fredericksburg Services For Teran Collins Jr., 26, Set In Fredericksburg
Services For Teran Collins Jr., 26, Set In Fredericksburg Services have been set for Teran Collins Jr., who died unexpectedly on Sunday, Jan. 28, in Richmond, according to his obituary on the Mullins & Thompson Funeral Service website. He was 26 years old. Teran was born in Fairfax but lived in Beaverdam, his obituary reads. He was being remembered for his "contagious smile, teddy bear hugs, and pure heart," his obituary reads. We lost a good one man Teran Collins Jr. thank you for all the memories you left me with you was the first person to... Posted by Trey Perry on Monday, January 29, 2024 Teran Collins Jr. WAS SO MA…
Expectant Dad 19, Crushed To Death While Working On Car In Virginia: 'Tragic Accident' Expectant Dad 19, Crushed To Death While Working On Car In Virginia: 'Tragic Accident'
Expectant Dad 19, Crushed To Death While Working On Car In Virginia: 'Tragic Accident' Those who knew Javier Arevalo say he died doing what he loved. The 19-year-old Woodbridge man was working underneath his vehicle on the 13400 block of Greenacre Drive in Woodbridge on Monday, Jan. 22, when the car fell on top of him, pinning him underneath, the Prince William County Police Department said. Fire and rescue responded and confirmed the death, and no signs of foul play were reported. The cause of death has not been confirmed and will be pending an autopsy by the Medical Examiner’s Office. Meanwhile, two GoFundMe campaigns have been launched for Arevalo's family, including his …
Brooke Point High School Lacrosse Player Jake Sinclair Dies, 17 Brooke Point High School Lacrosse Player Jake Sinclair Dies, 17
Brooke Point High School Lacrosse Player Jake Sinclair Dies, 17 Jacob "Jake" Sinclair died on Jan. 16, 2024, at his home in Fredericksburg, according to his obituary on the Mullins & Thompson Funeral Service website. Jake's obituary says he was a lacrosse player at Brooke Point High School, and remembers him as a "kind soul with a caring heart," who "always made people laugh." He was 17 years old. People turned out in droves to pay their respects at his funeral on Thursday, Jan. 25, Jake's mom, Cindi Sinclair, tells Daily Voice. "He was a kid who made everyone he met feel loved and talked friends down when they were sad," she said. "But h…
Virginia Teacher, Mom Dies After Rollover Crash With Child In Car: Police, Family Virginia Teacher, Mom Dies After Rollover Crash With Child In Car: Police, Family
Virginia Teacher, Mom Dies After Rollover Crash With Child In Car: Police, Family A 39-year-old Prince William County mother who works with special needs children died two days after the rollover crash with her son in the vehicle, according to police and social media reports. Demeteria Yvette Lee — who works at the Kilby Elementary school — was heading east on Old Bridge Road in Woodbridge in a 2013 Nissan Juke when she lost control and left the roadway around 8:25 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 22, Prince William County police said. Lee's vehicle, which was also carrying a 7-year-old child, overturned onto the roof. Lee was removed from the car by good Samaritans who provided aid…
Family Reeling After DC Man Killed In Maryland Weeks After Mother Died Family Reeling After DC Man Killed In Maryland Weeks After Mother Died
Family Reeling After DC Man Killed In Maryland Weeks After Mother Died The hits keep coming for a Maryland family who suffered two unthinkable tragedies weeks apart during the holiday season. Late last month, 37-year-old District resident Timothy Jones, a father of four daughters, was shot and killed in the middle of the day in an otherwise quiet street in Prince George's County, according to police. The shooting was reported at around 3 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 28 in the 900 block of Saint Michaels Drive. Jones was pronounced dead at the scene by first responders. 900 block of Saint Michaels Drive in Bowie Prince George's County Police His death sent …
Jesse McFall Of Fredericksburg Dies, 30 Jesse McFall Of Fredericksburg Dies, 30
Jesse McFall Of Fredericksburg Dies, 30 Jesse McFall Jr. of Fredericksburg died on Saturday, Dec. 30, according to his obituary. He was 30 years old. Jesse's obit on the Covenant Funeral Service website said he was a proud Momma's boy who cherished his wife, Olivia, and family, including his dogs.  He was passionate about the Cowboys, the West Virginia Mountaineers, sports, and Pokémon cards, the obit continues. Visitation is set for Tuesday, Jan. 9 at the Covenant Funeral Service in Fredericksburg. A service at a later date will be held in West Virginia. Click here for details and for Jesse McFall Jr.'s comp…
DC Father Killed In Maryland Remembered For Beautiful, Infectious Smile, Laughter DC Father Killed In Maryland Remembered For Beautiful, Infectious Smile, Laughter
DC Father Killed In Maryland Remembered For Beautiful, Infectious Smile, Laughter A District man who was fatally shot to start the New Year in Maryland was targeted, and the attack was not random, police say, now his family is seeking answers. Early in the morning on New Year's Day, officers from the Prince George's County Police Department were called to the 2900 block of Brinkley Road, where they found the 30-year-old Fowler suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Our Homicide Unit is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in Temple Hills. The decedent is 30-year-old Breon Fowler of Washington, DC. Preliminarily, detectives do not believe this was a rando…
Beloved Father Dies At Hospital Days After Shooting In Southeast DC: MPD Beloved Father Dies At Hospital Days After Shooting In Southeast DC: MPD
Beloved Father Dies At Hospital Days After Shooting In Southeast DC: MPD A beloved family man died at the hospital nearly two weeks after being shot in Southeast DC, the Metropolitan Police Department announced. On Wednesday, Dec. 20, officers were called to the 2900 block of Knox Place SE to investigate a reported shooting, where they found District resident Dwayne Barbour suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Barbour was rushed to an area hospital with critical injuries, and on Tuesday, the department announced that he died there at around 9:45 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 31. Nephew pull thru please 🤟🏽👇🏾❤️ Dwayne Katerax Barbour Sr. Posted by Natalia Comeshare…
'Loving Husband, Amazing Father' Leaves Behind Beloved Family After Spotsy Crash 'Loving Husband, Amazing Father' Leaves Behind Beloved Family After Spotsy Crash
'Loving Husband, Amazing Father' Leaves Behind Beloved Family After Spotsy Crash A young family is reeling after a beloved father and husband was killed in a "horrific" crash on his way to work before he had the chance to teach his two boys all about living in the country. Friends and family are mourning the death of Tim St. Peter, who was on his way to work on the day after Christmas when he lost control early in his commute and struck a tree in the 11700 block of Plank Road. The 31-year-old died in the crash, leaving behind a wife, Maggie, infant son Declan, and 5-year-old Brantley. "Tim’s kids and wife were his world. He was a hands on father, excited to teach his b…
Cara Wolfe Of Fredericksburg Dies Suddenly On Christmas: Obituary Cara Wolfe Of Fredericksburg Dies Suddenly On Christmas: Obituary
Cara Wolfe Of Fredericksburg Dies Suddenly On Christmas: Obituary Cara Wolfe of Fredericksburg died suddenly on Monday, Dec. 25. Cara, who was 46 years old, had been battling a bacterial infection, according to her obituary on the Covenant Funeral Home website. Born in Hershey, PA, Cara went on to earn a degree in computer information systems from Strayer University and had recently been working as a pharmacy tech at CVS, her obit says. The mom of two loved spending time with her children, Natalie, and son, Declan, her obit says. Services will be held Jan. 7 and 8, 2024, at the Covenant Funeral Home and St. Mary’s Church. Click here for service det…
Driver Dead After Plunging Into Anacostia River On Christmas Day (UPDATED) Driver Dead After Plunging Into Anacostia River On Christmas Day (UPDATED)
Driver Dead After Plunging Into Anacostia River On Christmas Day (Updated) Additional details have been provided by the Metropolitan Police Department days after a 38-year-old District man died after crashing his truck into the Anacostia River. Southeast DC resident Michael Jerome Dennis was driving on Monday afternoon, when he lost control, veered over a designated footpath and grass embankment for splash landing in the water, investigators say. Officers were called to the scene when a witness called the department at around 1:30 to advise that there was a truck submerged near the 700 block of Anacostia Drive SE and the 11th Street Bridge. Update water rescue…
Woman Found Dead During DC 'Suspicious Package' Probe Leaves Behind Young Son Woman Found Dead During DC 'Suspicious Package' Probe Leaves Behind Young Son
Woman Found Dead During DC 'Suspicious Package' Probe Leaves Behind Young Son Support is surging for the family of a woman who was found dead while officers were investigating reports of a suspicious package last month in Washington DC. Nicole Young's body was found on Sunday, Nov. 5, by officers responding to the 1500 block of 45th Street in Northeast, as reported by WUSA9. Always smile❤️ Posted by Nicole Young on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 Details in the 24-year-old woman's death have not yet been released. Daily Voice has reached out to DC police for further information. However, Young's mother, Tabatha, has launched a GoFundMe for the family. "Nicole w…
Family Rallying To Send Woman Killed During DC Domestic Dispute To Mexico For 'Holy Burial' Family Rallying To Send Woman Killed During DC Domestic Dispute To Mexico For 'Holy Burial'
Family Rallying To Send Woman Killed During DC Domestic Dispute To Mexico For 'Holy Burial' A District man accused of killing a family member was arrested in Indiana and will face a murder charge following a domestic disturbance in Northwest DC that left a beloved woman dead.  On Wednesday, members of the Great Lake Regional Fugitive Task Force located and arrested 54-year-old Alberto Valle-Carranza in connection to the fatal stabbing that resulted in the death of Reyna Garcia-Lopez this week. Shortly after 2:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 19, officers from the Metropolitan Police Department were called to the 1200 block of 11th Street NW to investigate a reported domesti…
Brothers Hid Under Car, Died Together In Northeast DC Shooting (UPDATED) Brothers Hid Under Car, Died Together In Northeast DC Shooting (UPDATED)
Brothers Hid Under Car, Died Together In Northeast DC Shooting (Updated) UPDATED: Federal prosecutors announced on Tuesday that Jackson has been arraigned on the murder charges and he is being held without bond pending his preliminary hearing in the beginning of January. Original Story Less than a week after two popular brothers who worked together at a Peruvian restaurant in the District were killed, police say that a possible shooter has been apprehended and faces multiple counts of murder. Northeast DC resident Ronzoni Jackson, Jr., 24, has been arrested in connection to the fatal shootings of Octavio Quintano, 28, of Silver Spring, and DC resident Osmi…
Andrew Creamer, Former Loudoun Valley HS Baseball, Hockey Player, Dies at 31 Andrew Creamer, Former Loudoun Valley HS Baseball, Hockey Player, Dies at 31
Andrew Creamer, Former Loudoun Valley HS Baseball, Hockey Player, Dies at 31 Andrew Creamer, a former high school and college athlete from northern Virginia, has died at 31 years old. Andrew's obituary on the Hall Funeral Home website said he died at INOVA Fairfax Hospital on Saturday, Dec. 16. He had been living in Sterling. A former baseball and hockey player for Loudoun Valley High School (Class of 2010), Andrew went on to play baseball for Shenandoah University in Winchester. Andrew went on to work as a computer software salesman for Carasoft Corporation, according to his obituary. He is survived by his parents, Jerry and Diane Creamer; bro…
Community Rallies To Send Bodies Of Brothers Killed In DC Back To Mom In Honduras Community Rallies To Send Bodies Of Brothers Killed In DC Back To Mom In Honduras
Community Rallies To Send Bodies Of Brothers Killed In DC Back To Mom In Honduras Two brothers who worked together at a popular Peruvian restaurant in Washington DC who were both gunned down this week are being remembered as doting family members by loved ones and co-workers. Shortly after midnight on Tuesday morning, Octavio Quintano, 28, of Silver Spring, and District resident Osmin Quintano, 35, were found shot and killed in the 2300 block of 4th Street NE by an unknown shooter who remains at large. Both were pronounced dead at the scene. Following the fatal shooting, the community is rallying around his family as they hope to send the brothers back to their native c…
Evan Patchett Of Reston Dies, 31: 'Best At Being No.1 Fan' Evan Patchett Of Reston Dies, 31: 'Best At Being No.1 Fan'
Evan Patchett Of Reston Dies, 31: 'Best At Being No.1 Fan' Evan Patchett of Reston died peacefully on Dec. 3 at Inova Loudoun Hospital, according to his obituary. He was 31 years old. Evan attended the Aldrin Elementary School and Herndon Middle School, before graduating from from Paul VI Catholic High School in Fairfax in the Options Program, his obituary says. In 2014, he graduated from the John S. Davis Career Center in Falls Church, and "made the very most of his time at each of those schools, becoming a popular and well-known figure with huge numbers of friends among students and faculty alike," Evan's obituary continues. He has bee…
Army Combat Medic Sean Gannon Of Fredericksburg Dies, 31 Army Combat Medic Sean Gannon Of Fredericksburg Dies, 31
Army Combat Medic Sean Gannon Of Fredericksburg Dies, 31 Support is surging for the family of Sean Gannon, a 31-year-old Army combat medic who died on Nov. 18, 2023. Gannon, of Fredericksburg, leaves behind his wife, Julie Gannon, and their two daughters. More than $13,400 had been raised on a GoFundMe for the Gannon girls as of Thursday, Dec. 7. Launched by Claire Buffa, the campaign says Sean had a "remarkable" career as an Army combat medic, who "brought comfort and healing to countless lives.  "His commitment to serving others has left an indelible mark on the hearts of those he cared for. He was a valued mentor to many. Sean took…
Virginia Single Mom Seeks Support After Disabled Daughter's Death Virginia Single Mom Seeks Support After Disabled Daughter's Death
Virginia Single Mom Seeks Support After Disabled Daughter's Death A Loudoun County mom is seeking support after her disabled daughter died. Jessica Josiah Burke, of Leesburg, died Monday, Nov. 27, according to her mom Betheny Burke. She was 18 years old. Affectionately called "Pia" by her mom, Jessica battled Phelan-McDermid Syndrome, a rare genetic condition, and "brought immeasurable joy and love to those around her," her mom said on a GoFundMe campaign. "As a single parent, this devoted mom faced challenges with resilience and strength, providing unwavering care for her special daughter," Betheny writes. "Now, in the wake of an unexpected loss, w…
Rising Boxer Anwar Wingate Murdered In DC Parking Garage: 'Horrified' Rising Boxer Anwar Wingate Murdered In DC Parking Garage: 'Horrified'
Rising Boxer Anwar Wingate Murdered In DC Parking Garage: 'Horrified' The murder of a 24-year-old Maryland boxer in Washington DC has left loved ones horrified. Anwar Wingate was found suffering gunshot wounds in a parking garage on the 2100 block of 8th Street Sunday, Nov. 19, DC police said. The 24-year-old Forestville resident, who appears to be 2-0 in his professional boxing career, died at the scene.  Wingate's dad told NBC Washington his son made a bad choice. On social media, the rising athlete was remembered for his dedication and mentorship. "Horrified and devastated to hear of the senseless killing of @wtb_ajayy Anwar Wingate in Washington," Blue…
Fredericksburg 'Cell Phone Guy' Clarence Waller Jr. Dead At 39: 'Gentle Giant' Fredericksburg 'Cell Phone Guy' Clarence Waller Jr. Dead At 39: 'Gentle Giant'
Fredericksburg 'Cell Phone Guy' Clarence Waller Jr. Dead At 39: 'Gentle Giant' Clarence Waller Jr. went by many names. Jay, junior, "the cell phone guy." But the 39-year-old Fredericksburg man who died on Thursday, Nov. 16, is being remembered in just one way: Fondly. According to a GoFundMe campaign, Waller died due to diabetic complications and renal failure.  Affectionately referred to as a gentle giant standing at 6'3", Waller graduated from Massaponax High School and had been volunteering as an assistant football coach there in recent years, according to the campaign and his obituary. He worked at Best Buy, T-Mobile, and Sprint, and was the go-to guy for …
Financial Controller, Fairfax County Dad Victor Lee Dies, 37: 'Unforgettable Person' Financial Controller, Fairfax County Dad Victor Lee Dies, 37: 'Unforgettable Person'
Financial Controller, Fairfax County Dad Victor Lee Dies, 37: 'Unforgettable Person' Support is surging for the family of Victor Lien Chun Lee, a Fairfax County dad who died on Nov. 9. He was 37 years old. More than $23,000 had been raised on a GoFundMe for Victor's wife, Caitlyn, and children, James and Caroline, as of Saturday, Nov. 18. The campaign says Victor died after an 11-month battle with Acute Myelogenous Leukemia. "Victor fought the hardest battle of his life and has left this world all too soon," Vanessa Roca writes.  "We are honored to have known him and thankful to be able to continue on his memory. Victor was a dedicated & loving husband a…