Francis Koroma

Francis Koroma was a 40-year-old Centreville man who was mortally wounded by his 18-year-old son, Gbassay Koroma, when the younger Koroma stabbed him to settle an argument at their apartment at 5108 Woodmere Drive, #102, on May 27, 2011.[1]

The elder Koroma was taken to the Inova Fairfax Hospital, where he died of his injuries the following day. Koroma's was the fourth murder in Fairfax County in 2011.[2]


  1. Nakamura, David. "Man, 18, Charged with Murder in Father’s Death." The Washington Post: The Crime Scene. The Washington Post, 28 May 2011. Web. 25 Oct. 2011.
  2. "Local Digest." The Washington Post: C.3. National Newspapers Core. May 29 2011. Web. 25 Oct. 2011