Police Seek Person of Interest in Quadruple Homicide in Woodley Park

The crime scene on Woodland Drive NW. Insert: Savvas and Amy Savopoulos.
The crime scene on Woodland Drive NW. Insert: Savvas and Amy Savopoulos.

The May 14 murder of Savvas Savopoulus, 46, and his wife, Amy Savopoulos, 47, as well as their 10-year-old son, Philip, who attended St. Alban's School, and a housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, 57, has shocked relatives and friends of the family, which lived blocks away from Washington National Cathedral and the Vice President's Residence. After the attacks, the Savopoulus house -- valued at $4.5 million -- on Woodland Drive NW was set on fire. The couple's two teenage daughters were at boarding school at the time of the murder and are safe. Savvas Savopoulos was the president and CEO of American Iron Works. He and his wife Amy were known around town and were involved with school and other social benefits.

D.C. police issued the following video -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vh8egOuX4rc&feature -- as well as request over the weekend.

"Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Homicide Branch are investigating a quadruple homicide. Investigators seek the public's assistance in identifying and locating a person of interest in a quadruple Homicide which occurred on Thursday, May 14, 2015, in the 3200 block of Woodland Drive, NW. The subject was subsequently captured by a surveillance camera.

"The subject was possibly operating a blue 2008 Porsche 911 sports car which was located abandoned in the 8000 block of Annapolis Road in New Carrollton, Md. Anyone with information about the vehicle or who saw it being operated between Wednesday, May 13, and Thursday, May 14, 2015, is asked to contact police.

"Do your part to help prevent and solve crime. The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons wanted for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia. Your assistance is appreciated by your community. Ref. CCN #15-069-981.

"Anyone who can identify these individuals or who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at 202-727-9099 or text your tip to the Department's TEXT TIP LINE to 50411.

"To learn more about the MPD Rewards program, please visit www.mpdc.dc.gov/rewards."

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