Photo of hit-and-run suspect released
Alexandria Police have released a photo of the suspect of a January 21 fatal hit and run.
Photos of the man and vehicle were captured on surveillance video from a nearby gas station, authorities said.
The victim was identified as Melbourne Clyde Leach Jr., 26, of Alexandria. Leach was crossing King Street at the intersection with Park Center Drive when he was struck, police said. Leach later died at Inova Fairfax Hospital.
The suspect is described as black, between 5 ft. 10 in. and 6 ft. tall, and clean-shaven, according to police. He was dressed in a dark suit with a white shirt and dark tie.
Police said the man spoke with an accent that may be of African origin; he may also work for a car service. His car may be a black Lincoln Town Car with front-end damage.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Alexandria Police Department at (703) 838-4444 or Crime Solvers at (703) 838-4858.
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