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Both suspects in Dec. 26 homicide at Denny’s eatery now in custody


Murder Investigation *ADDITIONAL ARREST
– On Sunday, Dec. 29, members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force apprehended a second suspect, Ryan Thomas WALKER, who was sought in connection to the Dec. 26 murder of Yusuf OZGUR and the malicious wounding of a second man that occurred at the Denny’s located at 8201 Sudley Rd in Manassas (20109).

According to First Sgt. Jonathan Perok, spokesman for the police department of Prince William County, where the murder occurred, this suspect resides in the Chantilly area of Fairfax County and was located at the home of an acquaintance in Chesapeake Beach, MD where he was arrested without incident.

The first suspect, Jordan ANDERSON, was located by members of the Prince William County Special Investigations Bureau and ATF agents following a vehicle stop in the Newington section of Fairfax County.

A search warrant was subsequently conducted on ANDERSON’s vehicle and his residence in Manassas where additional evidence was recovered.

Sgt. Perok said, “The Prince William County Police Department would like to acknowledge and thank those who submitted tips in this case which helped confirm the identity of the suspects involved.”

He went on to explain that the investigation was worked non-stop with assistance from the Virginia State Police and PWPD’s Federal partners from the FBI and ATF who offered resources including technical and forensic support and the U.S. Marshals who located and apprehended the WALKER suspect.

“Detectives and our law enforcement partners are appreciative of the overwhelming support from our community in this case which enabled us to identify and arrest the suspects responsible for the murder of Yusuf OZGUR and the malicious wounding of another victim who is recovering from his injuries sustained during the incident,” the police department spokesman said.

Arrested on December 29:
Ryan Thomas WALKER, 22, of 43491 Interval St in Chantilly
Charged with 1 count of murder, 1 count of malicious wounding, and 1 count of robbery
Court Date: February 6, 2020 | Status: Awaiting Extradition

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