Police: Son of Falls Church Homicide Victim Arrested and Charged with Second Degree Murder

Police say Christopher Bellini, 59, was stabbed to death in his Falls Church home by his son, Alexander Bellini.

Police were dispatched to the 2300 block of Watters Glen Court around 1 a.m. yesterday for a domestic abuse. According to a police report, Christopher was found suffering from apparent stab wounds. Officers rendered aid until rescue personnel arrived, but Christopher was pronounced dead at the scene.

The report said Alexander Bellini, 28, of Chantilly, was found inside the home and taken into custody.

“Detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau determined Alexander is the decedent’s son and was prohibited from contacting his father due to a recent protective order,” police said.

Police said Alexander was taken to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center and charged with second degree murder and violation of a protective order while armed with a deadly weapon. No one else was harmed and a knife allegedly used by Alexander was recovered at the scene.

Photo via Fairfax County Police Department

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