Arrest Made in Fatal Hit and Run

Suspect who allegedly killed 62-year-old man apprehended in Washington D.C.

Police arrested a Strasburg, Va. man in connection with the August hit and run death of a 62-year-old man on Fairfax Boulevard.

Metropolitan Police Department officers arrested Malik Tayvon Battle, 22, in Washington D.C. He was transferred into City of Fairfax Police custody Sept. 28.

Battle is charged with striking James Ralph Davidson with his vehicle as Davidson was attempting to cross the road at around 1:15 a.m. Aug. 18. in the 9800 block of Fairfax Boulevard near Draper Drive.

Battle did not stop to aid the victim, police said. Davidson was pronounced dead at the scene.

A hearing has been set for 9:20 am. Oct. 30 in Fairfax County District Court.

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nellie davidson powell May 03, 2013 at 07:35 AM
malik trevon battle yo youu do not deserve any bail. If you had any remorse you would have stopped to help my brother instead you chose for him to die in the road. It took several weeks for you to be apprehended. I hope you are punished to the full extent of the law.


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