STAFFORD, Va. — Authorities have identified a body that was found in Stafford County, Va. on Saturday as a 16-year-old from Falls Church, Va. 

The 16-year-old has been identified as Jacson Chicas, police said. 

On Saturday around 5 a.m., police said the body of a murder victim was located in a grassy, remote area in Stafford County. 

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Police released a photo of the victim's tattoo in hopes that someone would be able to identify him. 

Authorities identify body of victim found in Stafford County
Stafford Co. authorities

After an investigation, police have determined that Chicas was killed inside of a home located in the 7000 block of Varnum Street in Landover Hills, Md. in Prince George's County. Police say his remains were then driven to Stafford County.

Police do not believe this was random crime and the investigation is still ongoing. 

If anyone has information on this investigation, they are asked to please call detectives at 301-772-4925.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app (search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app onto your mobile device.)