Serena Hansken-Vierimaa found dead in Springfield, Va. home

8:38 AM, Jan 2, 2014   |    comments
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SPRINGFIELD, Va. (WUSA9) -- A man was charged with obstruction of justice after his wife was found dead in a home in Springfield on Wednesday night.

Police say they responded to a report of shots fired at a home in the 7100 block of Healy Drive at 6 p.m. No one answered the door so officers made several phone calls to the home.

Police then summoned additional personnel and resources and entered the home at approximately 9 p.m., say officials. They found a woman with an apparent gunshot wound. She was identified as 41-year-old Serena Hansken-Vierimaa, say police officials.

Officers found that a man was also inside the home. Police say he did not initially come out of the home but eventually did.

Forty-one-year-old Aaron Vierimaa was not injured. Police say he was charged with obstruction of justice.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, text "TIP187" plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.


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