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Updated: Body of Missing Man, 81, Found at Runnymede Park in Herndon

An 81-year-old missing man was found dead this morning in Runnymede Park (195 Herndon Parkway), according to the Fairfax County Police Department.

Xuanfang Zhou was originally reported missing by his family after he went for a walk yesterday morning and didn’t return home. Patrol units and a K9 team were dispatched but were unable to find him.

According to the Fairfax County Police Department, which is leading the investigation, there is no indication of criminal activity.

No further information was immediately available. The Herndon Police Department is also investigating the incident.

This story has been updated.

Photo via FCPD

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Helicopter-Assisted Search Underway for Missing Adult with Dementia in Herndon

Herndon Police are searching for Donald Higgins, a 65-year-old Herndon resident who went missing on Monday. Higgins, who suffers from dementia, was last seen at 10:30 p.m. when he left his home on Tyler Street in Herndon.

He was last seen wearing gray jogging shorts, a dark gray or blue black jacket, black loafers and a yellow Redskins jersey, according to the police department. He was also carrying a pair of blue Dockers pants and a dark plaid shirt. Higgins has a tattoo on his right forearm and wears reading glasses.

Fairfax County Police Department helicopter cleared the area after searching for Higgins Tuesday morning near the Loudoun County line, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Department.

If you have any information, contact the police department at 703-435-6846. Information can also be directed to Detective Jeffrey Lange at 703-435-6881, ext. 2304 or by email at [email protected]ov.

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Crime Roundup: Police Continue Search for Missing Girl, Baby

Fairfax County Police car

Police in Fairfax County are still searching for a 16-year-old girl and her 5-month-old baby after they went missing last month.

Lizzy Lizbeth Rivera Colindres and her son, Aidan David Castillo Rivera, were last seen Jan. 14 at their home on Rhoden Court in Springfield. Her mom reported her missing the next day.

According to police, it was originally believed the girl left voluntarily with the baby’s father, 18-year-old Jose Ivan Castillo Rivas. New information, however, suggests Colindres and her son may be in danger, and she may have left out of fear of Rivas.

Colindres is described as Hispanic, about 5 feet 6 inches tall and 125 pounds. She has long black hair with light-colored stripes in it. She wears glasses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective K. Mason (571-585-2378) or Detective M. Fox (571-489-1796), or the Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131, or contact Crime Solvers. Tips can also be made by texting “TIP187” plus the message to CRIMES(274637).

In crimes reported from the Reston District Station in the past week:

LARCENIES:

1800 block of Cameron Glen Drive, generator from residence

1800 block of Wiehle Avenue, wine from business

11800 block of Freedom Drive, laser from construction site

1500 block of Kings Valley Court, package from business

10000 block of Runaway Lane, purse from vehicle

400 block of Springpark Place, firearm from vehicle

11600 block of Vantage Hill Road, glasses from residence

2300 block of Woodland Crossing Drive, wallet and luggage from residence

2400 block of Centreville Road, cell phone from residence

2400 block of Centreville Road, wallet from vehicle

13000 block of New Austin Court, property from residence

11100 block of South Lakes Drive, liquor from business

STOLEN VEHICLES:

None reported

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Herndon Police Asking for Help Locating Missing Teen

Fany Torres Gonzales/Herndon PoliceThe Herndon Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating  a teenage girl missing from Herndon.

Police said Fany Torres Gonzales, 15, is believed to be a runaway.

Fany is known to frequent the area of Dulles Park Ct and Alabama Dr. in Herndon, police said.

If you have seen Fany, or have any information concerning her whereabouts, please call 703-435-6846.

Photo courtesy Herndon Police

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Police Searching for Missing Herndon Woman

Ana Gloria Ramirez Villalta/Credit: FCPDFairfax County Police are searching for a Herndon woman who has a history of mental health issues.

Detectives with the Major Crimes Division, Cold Case Section said they are looking for Ana Gloria Ramirez Villalta, 22. She has not been seen since last Monday.

Villalta has been treated for a mental health condition and may be in need of medical attention. She speaks Spanish and may have difficulties communicating in English.

Villalta was last seen Monday, March 7, around 10 p.m. in the area of the Fairfax County Judicial Center near the 4100 block of Chain Bridge Road. She was wearing a gray shirt, blue jeans and possibly wearing a dark-colored-jacket.

Anyone with information pertaining to the whereabouts of Ana Gloria Ramirez Villalta is asked to contact Detective John Farrell at 571-233-8166 or Crime Solvers electronically by visiting http://www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES (274637)** or by calling 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.

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Update: Missing Reston Teen Located

Madison Short/Credit: FCPDAn 18-year-old Reston woman who had not been seen since Saturday has been located unharmed, Fairfax County Police said.

Madison Short, turned herself in to the FCPD’s Reston District Station Wednesday, police said. Police said in a statement Short “was in good health and they are working with her to get appropriate services.”

Short was not accused of any crime, but friends and relatives thought she may be a danger to herself and asked for the public’s help Monday in locating her.

Police responded to her home in the 11600 block of North Point Court about 8 a.m. Saturday for reports she wanted to harm herself.

Short had left the home prior to the officer’s arrival. Additional officers, K-9s and the police helicopter responded to search the area, but Short was not located at that time.

Photo of Madison Short/FCPD

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