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crime scene investigators have been looking for clues all day, ever since somebody inside of this house made a 911 call around 10:45 looking for help. police received a call there was a robbery in progress at this address. they spongedded to the scene. we immediately sent out k-9 helicopter and began a search. >> reporter: the dead man has not been identified. police say he was acquaintance of the family of four who was home at the time. >> this individual and some of the family members and the suspects got in to an altercation and during that altercation this other acquaintance was shot, and then the apparent robber fled. >> what the men were looking for, whether they took anything, how many times. police aren't saying they have only a vague description of the suspect. >> back out here live on camp
compton road, police are not identifying the homeowner or the family saying nothing about them. police want to talk to anyone who may have been in this area this morning who might have seen anything. we're live in centreville, karen gray houston, fox 5 news. back to you. >> we know there's a lot of unanswered questions with this case. do police have any idea was the home targeted? did the suspects know who lived in the house? what have you been able to find out. >> reporter: if police suspect the house was targeted they are not saying that at all. people who lived in the neighborhood say it is a huge house built several years ago, about 2006. some of the people who live in the area don't even know who the family is. we did ask police if they thought perhaps the family was known to keep a large sum of money or something in the house and maybe that's why they were targeted for robbery and we are not getting answers to those questions. we will have to keep following this investigation. >> know you will stay on top of
it. thank you. it is an unsolved murder that captivated washington for years, who killed robert wone. today the trial of three men accused of a cover-up in the get of the dc attorney started. they are facing obstruction of justice charges. paul wagner is outside of dc superior court tonight with an update. good evening, paul. >> good evening. this is a complicated case. two or more years in the makes and it comes down to this, did three men conspire to cover up the murder of a good friend. the precipitation -- the prosecution says yes and there is evidence to prove it. but the why. there was no theory about that but the defense says the government's case is built on assumptions, speculation and innuendo. the police didn't investigate this case properly saying an intruder killed robert wone and they will prove it.
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