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Police Confirm Body Found at Scott's Run Nature Preserve

Teen boy dies after apparent suicide.

Police found a body in a local park Monday. Google map
Police found a body in a local park Monday. Google map
McLean-area residents driving by Scott's Run Nature Preserve were surprised Monday to see numerous police cars and other official vehicles in the area.

The park, run by the Fairfax County Park Authority, is located at 7400 Georgetown Pike in McLean.

Fairfax County Police confirmed Tuesday morning that the body of a teenage boy was found at Scott's Run Nature Preserve on Monday afternoon at about 1:15 p.m.

"We feel there is no public safety threat," said police spokeswoman Lucy Caldwell, who confirmed that a body was found.

A cause and manner of death were to be determined. 

Crisis Resource

If you or someone you know is in crisis, the phone number of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255.


The Convict February 05, 2014 at 08:45 AM
Rest in peace, unnamed teenager. Your suffering finally has come to an end.

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