Nathan N. Smiler

Nathan N. "Dirk" Smiler was a 37-year-old Annandale man who was shot in the head with a bolt-action rifle by his girlfriend, 31-year-old Caralee Cottle, in his home at 8317 Little River Turnpike on February 15, 2010.[1][2]


  1. Jackman, Tom. "In Shooting Death of Eccentric Hedonist, Countless Friends Raise a Final Glass." The Washington Post: B.2. National Newspapers Core. Feb 18 2010. Web. 14 Feb. 2012.
  2. Fairfax County Police Department. Public Information Office. Update: Arrest in February Homicide. Fairfax County Police Department News Releases. Fairfax County Police Department, 30 Mar. 2010. Web. 14 Feb. 2012.