Man stabbed and killed by someone he knew at BJ’s Wholesale in Alexandria


Police: Man at BJ’s Wholesale in Alexandria stabbed and killed by someone he knew

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An Alexandria man was charged with second degree murder after police said he stabbed and killed a Maryland man at BJ’s Wholesale Club on S. Van Dorn Street Saturday.

The officers were called into the store around 7.45 p.m. Abiy Zemene, a 29-year-old man from Silver Spring, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Rakibul Fakir, 33, did not flee the scene after the stabbing and was taken into custody without incident, according to police.

Zemene and Fakir “knew each other”, say the police.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact Detective C. Escobar at 703-746-6819. You can also call the police emergency number at 703-746-4444. Tips can be given anonymously.

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