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COMMUNITY ALERT: Share this Sketch to find the Alexandria killer

COMMUNITY ALERT: Share this Sketch to find the Alexandria killer

ALEXANDRIA (WUSA9) -- Alexandria Police and WUSA9 are teaming up to share this sketch as many times as possible throughout the city and the surrounding areas.

The man in the sketch is possibly responsible for three different murders in the City of Alexandria. 

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Text the word ALEXANDRIA to 25543 for text alerts (standard text message rates apply) about the case and any developments in the investigation. 

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Man solicits sex from detective posing as teen online


ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA9) -- A man has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for trying to coerce and entice two children to engage in sexual activities, officials report.

Kenneth A. Brauckmann, 51, of Springfield, Virginia was sentenced on Friday. Officials say that Brauckmann was caught when he arranged to have sex with a 14-year-old girl who turned out to be an undercover detective.

Court documents say that Brauckmann used social networking sites to connect with the user he believed to be the young girl. Documents show that Brauckmann used online and text messages to make arrangements to engage in sexual activities with the girl and her 13-year-old friend. Brauckmann repeatedly requested nude pictures of the underage teens, officials say.

MISSING: 85-year-old man from Alexandria


ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA9) -- The Fairfax County Police Department helicopter is headed to Alexandria to help find a missing 85-year-old man with Alzheimer's.

William Dodge is missing from the 4700 block of Rich Marr Place.

He is a white male with white hair, 5'5", 140 lbs. He was last seen wearing a black hawaiian shirt, khakis, and black sneakers.

If you see him, please call 703.746.4444 immediately.


Police: Man reached up woman's skirt at Va. CVS


ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA9) -- Alexandria police have arrested a man who they say reached underneath a woman's skirt at a CVS.

On Wednesday, July 23, police were called to the CVS Pharmacy in the 3100 block of Duke Street to investigate a sexual battery.

Police say 25-year-old Abayneh Yemer of Alexandria reached underneath the skirt of an adult female and attempted to remove her underwear. He was arrested when officers arrived.

Yemer has been charged with Sexual Battery and Attempted Object Sexual Penetration.


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4 injured in accident on I-495 near Bethesda

4 injured in accident on I-495 near Bethesda


BETHESDA, Md. (WUSA 9) -- Two Metrobus passengers are claiming injuries after the bus was involved in an accident on the Beltway Friday afternoon.

Authorities say that the Metrobus was involved in an accident with a passenger vehicle near the Old Georgetown Road exit on I-495.

Authorities report that two of the passengers in the involved vehicle are also claiming injuries.


Alexandria murder suspect indicted in Loudoun County


LEESBURG, Va. (WUSA9) -- The man wanted in the murder of a school teacher in Alexandria, Va. was indicted on gun charges in Loudoun County, police said.

Charles Severance, 53, of West Virginia, was extradited to Loudoun County to face those gun charges. On Monday, officials ruled that he will be charged.

Severance is also wanted in the murder of Ruthanne Lodato, who was killed in the city of Alexandria back in February.

Severance was arrested in West Virginia and then the stories of his connections to the local crimes were revealed by police.


Information sought in strangulation death of Alexandria woman


ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA9) -- Alexandria police are asking for help in connection with the strangulation of a woman on the Fourth of July.

Police say 43-year-old Asabech Abayneh was strangled to death in the 5600 block of Derby Court.

Police are asking anyone who had contact with the victim in the past six months to call Detective Loren King at 703.746.6689. Witnesses can remain anonymous.

This is the third homicide in Alexandria in 2014.