Suspect in Fairfax Murder Case Is Arrested

On June 10, at 9:21 a.m., City of Fairfax police responded to the Kitchen & Bath Shop at 9715 Fairfax Blvd. for a report of a dead body. There, officers found an adult male who was deceased. He was later identified as Luis Barahona Reyes, 50, of Fairfax. According to police, he had sustained blunt force trauma to the upper body, and an autopsy determined his death to be a homicide. 

Now, following an investigation, police have arrested the man they believe is responsible for the crime and charged him with second-degree murder. He is Aaron James Anthony Robertson, 30, of no fixed address. 

Last Thursday, July 6, with the assistance of Fairfax County police, he was arrested and taken to the Adult Detention Center. He was arraigned Friday, July 7, and is being held without bond, pending his Sept. 18 preliminary hearing in General District Court. 

Anyone who has further information regarding this case, or who has had previous contact with Robertson, is asked to contact Det. Joe Pittman at 703-385-7907 or

--Bonnie Hobbs