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Arrest Made in February 23 Skyline Towers Homicide

Bernardo Eugene Ford, Jr. (Photo: Courtesy of the Fairfax County Police Department)
Bernardo Eugene Ford, Jr. (Photo: Courtesy of the Fairfax County Police Department)

A 25-year-old man from Woodbridge was arrested on Friday, June 10 in connection with the February 23 homicide of 35-year-old Babatunde Fadahunsi at the Skyline Towers Apartments, located at 5597 Seminary Road, Falls Church, the Fairfax County Police Department announced in a press release.

Bernardo Eugene Ford, Jr. was arrested and charged with the Use, Carry, Brandish, and Discharge of a Firearm During a Crime of Violence Causing Death, which is in violation of Title 18 of the United States Code, Sections 2 and 924(c)(1)(A)(iii) & (j).

Fadahunsi was found with a gunshot wound shortly after 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 23 in the Skyline Towers Apartments. Fairfax County police determined upon their initial investigation that he sustained an apparent gunshot wound and was deceased. Ford remains in custody. For our previous coverage of this case, click here and here.