Fairfax County Police detectives have released a composite sketch and Wanted Poster of a suspect in the suspicious death case of Bharat Patel,
The suspect is described as an Indian male, 25-35 years old; approximately 5 feet 5 inches tall with a thin build. The suspect was wearing a gray long-sleeve shirt with a thin orange stripe down the sleeves and blue jeans.
Police are investigating the death of Patel, 40, who was found with trauma to his upper body about 2 a.m. on Saturday.
Officers originally responded to the 11900 block of Winterthur Lane for a reported fight about 12:45 a.m.
The officers did not find any fight.
Approximately one hour later a missing person report was made at Hunter Woods Plaza. An investigation lead the officers back to Winterthur Lane, where a body was found with trauma to the upper body.
The deceased has been identified as Patel, of 11913 Winterthur Ln. The cause and manner of death are not yet available.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Solvers 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at www.fairfaxcountycrimesolvers.org or text “TIP 187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.