A 66-year-old homeless man was found dead in a wooded area near South Street and Holmes Run Road yesterday morning at around 10:30 a.m., according to the Fairfax County Police Department. The police department said in an announcement today that two Fairfax County residents discovered the body of Robert S. Johnson lying in the wooded area and reported the discovery to the police.
Police, fire and rescue units arrived a short time later and confirmed the death. Johnson had recently been discharged from a local hospital, where he had been treated for an undisclosed medical issue, the police department said.
According to them, there were no signs of suspicious activity at the scene and the death appears to be from natural causes.