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Electricity a possible cause in murder of Alexandria woman
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ANNANDALE, Va. (WUSA9) -- Electricity is being investigated as a possible cause in the murder of a 56-year-old Alexandria woman in Annandale, Fairfax County police said.

According to police, officers found Kum Yeon of Alexandria collapsed Monday evening on the floor in the basement of a home in the 7100 block of Pennys Town Court. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers also found a 73-year-old man, who lives in the Pennys Town Court home, collapsed in the basement. He was transported to a local hospital in life-threatening condition.

The man in considered a suspect in the case, according to police.

A preliminary investigation found that electricity may have been used to cause Yeon's death, but the actual cause of death will be determined by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

Police say the victim and suspect appear to know each other and there is no threat to the public.  

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