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Man charged after fatal stabbing in Fairfax County

Friday - 2/21/2014, 1:02pm  ET

Marlon Oswaldo Gudiel Polanco (Courtesy Fairfax County police)
Marlon Oswaldo Gudiel Polanco has been charged with murder. (Courtesy Fairfax County Police)

WASHINGTON -- Marlon Oswaldo Gudiel Polanco has been charged with murder after a fatal stabbing in Fairfax County.

On Thursday, police were sent to an apartment in the 2900 block of John Marshall Drive around 6:18 a.m. where they found a man dead inside an apartment and a woman with injuries.

Police later identified the victim as Alvaro Zepada, 44.

With help from a police helicopter, officers found the suspect hiding outside, near the apartment complex.

The suspect was arrested, but he and and the officer were injured during the apprehension.

Polanco is being held at the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411- TIPS/8477, e-mail at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text "TIP187" plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.

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